Computers are now part of our daily lives, and the invention voted at No 7 was one that started our obsession.
The Pilot ACE was ran its first program on May 10, 1950 and was demonstrated to the press in December 1950. Though only intended as a prototype, it became apparent that it was perfectly capable and after a few upgrades it was fully operational.
The computer remained in service until May 1955 when it was shut down and given to the Science Museum where it remains to this day.
Tools designed to ensure computer code in smart cars does not crash has been inspired by hungry penguins.
The rounded sleeping capsules send guests drifting into ocean before arriving on desert island by morning.
Sitting on the saddle activates the part of the brain responsible for learning, a study has claimed.
Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Life on Earth may have arrived from Mars on an asteroid, scientists have claimed.
Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
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