TITLE

Masters of invention: Men of power

AUTHOR(S)
Peterson, Robert
PUB. DATE
June 1995
SOURCE
Boys' Life;Jun95, Vol. 85 Issue 6, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on men whose inventions provided the energy to build a modern world. The first practical steam engine, made by Thomas Newcomen in England, and improved by Scotsman James Watt; Nikola Tesla's invention of the alternating-current motor; Enrico Fermi, called the `father of the nuclear age' for his work that led to nuclear power; Amory B. Lovins, who advises on how to save energy; His home base at the Rocky Mountain Institute.
ACCESSION #
9505267652

 

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