James Watt – 18th Century scientist and revolutionary player
James Watt constantly engaged as an ardent experimental scientist whose enquiring mind took him well beyond the knowledge required to make the efficient steam engines which powered the Industrial Revolution.
David Miller, Professor of the History and Philosophy of Science of the University of New South Wales, Australia, discusses James Watt – the 18th Century Scientist.
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