Licht, Waerme, Strahlen / Magnetismus, Elektrizitaet, Induktion / Daemonen und Geister

Licht, Waerme, Strahlen / Magnetismus, Elektrizitaet, Induktion / Daemonen und Geister

Aeolipile
Modell, J.B. Haas & Co., London, 1790

A pivoted boiler is set in rotation by steam escaping from it. The construction goes back to Heron of Alexandria (first century A.D.). Such models are very popular in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, as perfume sprayers or simply as amusement.

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