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    Mooney Warther Biography

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    “Build everything to last forever,” declared Ernest "Mooney" Warther and it could not describe the man behind the name any better. Mooney Warther was an incredible wood carver whose ingenuity helps to give us a glimpse into not only the steam era, but also the death of our sixteenth president. I visited the Warther Museum and was amazed at what one man was able to accomplish. This man’s character and accomplishments had a profound effect on me. Who is the man behind the name Mooney Warther? Well to explain I must divulge the history behind the nickname Mooney. Mooney’s father passed away leaving his wife with five children and not much else. Mooney was only a toddler at the time of his father’s passing and while his older brothers took jobs at a local mill Mooney was too young, so at the age of five he began herding the neighbors’ cows. He earned not only a penny a day to help his family, but also the nickname Mooney, which was short for "moonay," a Swiss word for “bull of the herd.” In fact, it was on one of these cow-herding expeditions that Mooney found a pocket knife. This little knife, found in the dust of a dirt road, would be the start of Mooney’s carving legacy that he would hand down to the following generations of Warthers. Mooney was born October 30, 1885 in a log schoolhouse. Mooney used this fact to explain why he never needed much formal education. Although Mooney only completed the second grade, we must not let this information deceive us. In spite of…

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    Revolution Steam Engine

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    innovations and improvements upon the design. It may then be argued that inventions aren't created, but grown through the ages until it is perfected. Such is the case with Thomas Newcomen, who, through improvements upon the design made by Thomas Savery, led to one of the major catalysts of the Industrial Revolution, the steam engine. The collective development of the steam engine allowed for one of the major revolution in mankind history the progress of one of the major time of the world, one…

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    For example, "Archytas, a Greek philosopher and mathematician, showed off a wooden pigeon that was suspended on wires" (Wikipedia). The pigeon was then moved by steam. Another example was the Aeolipile, which was used by the great Alexandria. The sphere shaped device sat atop a pool of boiling water. Gas coming from the water pushed through the wholes within the sphere and would escape through the other side of the sphere, as there was two whole shaped like L's. This process would make the…

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    Jet Engine History

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    The afterburner is a further enhancement and a tool used to substantially increase the thrust producing capabilities of a jet engine.The historical significance of jet engines can be drawn back to the first century AD, when Hero of Alexandria imagined the “aeolipile”. This utilized steam force coordinated through two spouts to bring about a circle to turn quickly on its…

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    and shovels and after a while the process and the technology was upgraded. The Suez canal was supposed to get completed in 1865 but it was delayed for 4 years because of the labour was short and some political issues, and it finally got completed in 1869. On 17th November it was opened for navigation, it is a one way water lane. Suez canal played an important role for the industrial revolution as the international trading became simpler due to the easier mode of travel. -Invention of the Steam…

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    These explained how rockets work and why they work in space or any other sort of mediums. The first movement law is an object in motion will stay in motion unless acted upon by another force. The second law states, acceleration of an object is exerted by a net force is directly proportional to the magnitude of the net force. And the third law states, for every action there is an equal or unbalanced force. Around 400 BC a Greek named Archytas developed a wooden pigeon that could move through…

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