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You might not recognize these guys, but you’ve definitely seen their names around town. Meet Robert Van de Graaff, Denis Robinson and John G. Trump, the founders of High Voltage Engineering Corporation.

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Making harmful elements benign

Certain sterilization techniques

Medical diagnostics and treatment

Better silicon in electronic devices

Discovering new energy sources

World-changing things like the internet can be traced back to discoveries in particle physics

Making diamonds more valuable