Full STEAM AHEAD

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While the in­ven­tor Daedalus and his high­fly­ing son Icarus were myth­i­cal, the real-life An­cient Greek en­gi­neer Hero of Alexan­dria de­vel­oped the ae­olip­ile, a prim­i­tive steam tur­bine that used sim­i­lar prin­ci­ples to to­day’s jet propul­sion.

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