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The Wind-Sphere Ship by Steven R. Southard

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Buy and Download Description Heron of Alexandria, in the 1st Century A.D., invented a primitive steam engine he called an aeolipile, or wind-sphere. Persuaded by his friend Praxiteles, he used this engine to propel a ship. If his steam-ship could beat a man-rowed galley in a race, could Heron bring about the Industrial Revolution 1700 years early? The action never ebbs in this tale of friendship, technological vision, and one of history s missed opportunities. Let the race begin!

6000 Words Heron of Alexandria, in the 1st Century A.D., invented a primitive steam engine he called an aeolipile, or wind-sphere. Persuaded by his friend Praxiteles, he used this engine to propel a ship. If his steam-ship could beat a man-rowed galle
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