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LC control 85127709
LC classificationTJ735 TJ740
Topical headingSteam-turbines
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See alsoSteam-engines
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Found inBritannica online, Oct. 30, 2008 (aeolipile; steam turbine invented in the 1st century AD by Heron of Alexandria and described in his Pneumatica; aeolipile, a hallow sphere mounted so that it could turn on a pair of hollow tubes that provided steam to the sphere from a cauldron)