pete at dunnington.u-net.com
Thu Mar 10 03:27:32 CST 2005
On Mar 9 2005, 12:53, Jim Isbell, W5JAI wrote:
> At that point I began wondeering about a steam powered computer.
> Actualy I guess this laptop is actually a steam powered computer by
> that historians definition. BUT..what about a steam powered
> using steam valves and pistons. That could give you great gain!!!
Different method, but Babbage's Analytical Engine was to have been
steam-powered, using a steam engine to drive the mechanism.
Pete Peter Turnbull
University of York
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