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The fascinating, fantastic, unusual history of robots

Sean McCollum

The fascinating, fantastic, unusual history of robots

by Sean McCollum

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Published by Capstone Press in Mankato, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Robots,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesUnusual history of robots, Robots
    Statementby Sean McCollum
    SeriesVelocity. Unusual histories, Velocity
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ211.2 .M376 2012
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25176139M
    ISBN 101429654902
    ISBN 109781429654906
    LC Control Number2010049201
    OCLC/WorldCa694566400

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    ≈ B.C. - Ctesibius, an ancient Greek engineer and mathematician, invented a water clock which was the most accurate for nearly years. ≈60 A.D. - Hero of Alexandria designs the first automated programmable machine. These 'Automata' were made from a container of gradually releasing sand connected to a spindle. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (often referred to as simply Fantastic Beasts) is a guide book written by British author J. K. Rowling (under the pen name of the fictitious author Newt Scamander) about the magical creatures in the Harry Potter original version, illustrated by the author herself, purports to be Harry Potter's copy of the textbook of the same Author: J. K. Rowling, (credited as Newt Scamander).

      2. The ship burned around tonnes of coal a day – hand shovelled into its furnaces by a team of men. Almost tonnes of ash were ejected into the sea every 24 hours. 3. The ship's. Origins of "robot" and "robotics" The word "robot" conjures up a variety of images, from R2D2 and C3PO of Star Wars fame; to human-like machines that exist to serve their creators (perhaps in the form of the cooking and cleaning Rosie in the popular cartoon series the Jetsons); to the Rover Sojourner, which explored the Martian landscape as part of the Mars Pathfinder mission.


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