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This work presents 100 stories of weird and wonderful inventions, full-blown and well-developed disasters of what seemed to be brilliant inventions that fell at the first fence, or sometimes the second, like the first steam-powered submarine, still lying on the sea bed off North Wales.But he was fascinated by clocks, and made himself a model clock using heather for the spring and the cogs. ... of curious things a€“ not only several types of automatic telegraph, an electric clock, the earth battery, insulation for electric cables, anbsp;...

Author:Adam Hart-Davis
Publisher:Michael O'Mara Books - 2013-03-10


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