TITLE

Timeline

PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Energy (9781405318730);2007, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Information on the history of energy from a section of the book "Energy" is presented. Fire was discovered by humans one to two million years ago. Greek philosopher Thales of Miletos discovered static electricity during c. 600 bce, while Greek scientist Hero of Alexandria invented steam power in 62 ce. Windmills were invented in the Middle East during 6. 600. The steam engine was developed by Englishmen Thomas Savery and Thomas Newcomen during c. 1700.
ACCESSION #
43827314

 

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