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Trevithick Day Camborne celebrates Richard Trevithick (13 April 1771 – 22 April 1833) a British inventor and mining engineer. Born in the mining heartland of Cornwall, Trevithick was immersed in mining and engineering from a young age. The son of a mining captain, he performed poorly in school, but went on to be an early pioneer of steam-powered road and rail transport. His most significant contribution was to the development of the first high-pressure steam engine which he drove up Camborne…

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Turing Biographer On The True Story Of Genius's Tragic Death

Young Alan Turing (age 16) - founder of computer science, helped win World War II by decrypting the german coding machine Enigma. After the war he was tried in court for being gay, found guilty, forced to take castration pills, and then driven to commit suicide.

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Funded by an £8 million donation from British inventor, designer and engineer James Dyson, this new hub for innovation and invention at the University of Cambridge’s Department of Engineering was designed by Nicholas Hare Architects. The new James Dyson building is now home to some of the brightest engineering minds in the country undertaking post …

Inventor Trevor Baylis bemoans 'brain-dead' Google generation

Inventor Trevor Baylis bemoans 'brain-dead' Google generation | Legendary British inventor Trevor Baylis has claimed that the internet is making a new generation of children 'brain-dead.' Buying advice from the leading technology site

British Inventor Creates Fully-Functioning Wolverine Claws

British inventor Colin Furze is a genius. | British Inventor Creates Fully-Functioning Wolverine Claws

British inventor builds giant 'fart machine' to fire at France

Who was Charles Macintosh and why is he being celebrated with a Google Doodle?

British inventor builds homemade hoverbike