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Illustration of a solar motor consisting of a concave mirror directing sun light at a boiler in order to make steam to pump water.

A Belated Earth Day Blog, 2019

Monster Solar Motor, 1901 On April 16, 1901, subscribers to the Waterbury Democrat read about a “monster solar motor” installed on an ostrich farm in Pasadena, California. The beast was reported capable of lifting...

Phone Rage, 1920

By Frank Jonientz Are you reading this on your smartphone? Are you surfing the web while you read this? Has your phone ever started “ringing” at an inappropriate time or place? Can you find...

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