Science Museum

The times they are a-changin’.

This post seems to be older than 17 years—a long time on the internet. It might be outdated.

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.

Then wondered over to power flight, including space flight.

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.

Speaking of Cray, funny bit of Cray trivia courtesy Wikipedia:


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.”