Science Museum

Dateline London.

On Sunday, Me and mom split up today so she could go do the National Gallery and I could venture off to the Science Museum.

It really was a Museum. Covering everything from the Industrial Revolution and the first steam engines all the way to Internet.

I spent time in the Steam Engines section. They had what looked to be originals or at least very high quality replicas.
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Then wondered over to power flight, including space flight.
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They had a section on the history of home appliances that was cool.

Can’t forget the computers, a including a Difference Engine circa 1832 (yes, 1832, not 1932) and a Cray super computer.
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Speaking of Cray, funny bit of Cray trivia courtesy Wikipedia:

From en.wikipedia.org:

When in 1986 Apple bought a Cray X-MP and announced that they would use it to design the next Apple Macintosh, Seymour Cray replied, “This is very interesting because I am using an Apple Macintosh to design the Cray-2 supercomputer.”

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