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Gore-Tex: Inventor of the waterproof fabric Robert Gore dies at the age of 83

Image rights Getty Images Robert W. Gore, who invented Gore-Tex technology while working for his father’s company in Maryland, USA, has died at the age of 83. Introduced in 1976, the fabric has protected countless hikers, runners and outdoor enthusiasts from wet weather, but is also found in numerous products. As a chemical engineer, Robert Gore became CEO of WL …

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Robert W. Gore, the inventor of the Gore-Tex fabric, died at the age of 83

The top headlines from Fox Business Flash are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Robert W. Gore, whose invention of the breathable yet waterproof Gore-Tex fabric revolutionized outdoor clothing and helped make it possible to use it in numerous other areas, has died. He was 83 years old. Gore, who was president of WL Gore & Associates for nearly …

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Robert W. Gore, the inventor of the Gore-Tex fabric, died at the age of 83

The man who invented the breathable yet waterproof fabric called Gore-Tex died at the age of 83 September 20, 2020, 4.30 a.m. • • 2 min read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterSend this article via email NEWARK, Del. – Robert W. Gore, whose invention of the breathable yet waterproof Gore-Tex fabric revolutionized outdoor clothing and contributed to spawning in numerous …

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Russell Kirsch, inventor of the pixel, dies in Oregon at the age of 91

Russell Kirsch, a computer scientist credited with inventing the pixel and scanning the world’s first digital photo, died on August 11 at his Portland home at the age of 91. Kirsch was born in Manhattan in 1929 to Jewish immigrants from Russia and Hungary. Kirsch was educated at New York University’s Bronx High School of Science, Harvard, and MIT, and …

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The judge ransacked self-proclaimed Bitcoin inventor Craig Wright

Enlarge / Craig Wright, on the right, arrives at the Federal Court in West Palm Beach. Florida, June 28, 2019. Saul Martinez / Bloomberg on Getty Images Australian Internet personality Craig Wright claims to be the Bitcoin inventor Satoshi Nakamoto. Many people do not believe him. But a person who believes that he is Ira Kleiman, the brother of the …

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Zapata: French inventor flies over the canal with hoverboard

Zapata started in early Sunday morning in Sangatte, northern France, and landed in St. Margaret's Bay near Dover in England. The ride took just over 20 minutes, according to Reuters news agency. "I had the opportunity to land in an extraordinary place, it is beautiful, my first thought was for my family, it was huge, thanks to my wife, who …

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The inventor of blue jeans has just made a big comeback

Over the course of the last century, Levi Strauss has launched a fashion revolution, from bell pants to skinny jeans, which make denim a staple in consumer robes around the world. The old American icon (LEVI) is facing a renaissance – at least among investors – after it was re-listed on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday. The stock …

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