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A Favorite Abode of Science:

Santa Clara College and the Pursuit of Scientific Knowledge, 1851-1900

 
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Hero's Engine
Hero's Engine
The Hero's Engine, or Eolipile, is a device which propels itself by shooting steam from one or more orifices.

Item#: 325,973
Photograph courtesy of Steve Turner, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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