Enclyclopædia Britannica (page 3/3)

[picture: Plate XLIII.---Astronomy.---Detail--Smiling Sun.]

Plate XLIII.—Astronomy.—Detail – Smiling Sun.

An engraving of the sun with a smiling face in the middle. [more...] [$]

[picture: Plate XCIX.---Hydrostatics.---Fig. 1. A quadruple pump-mill for raising water.]

Plate XCIX.—Hydrostatics.—Fig. 1. A quadruple pump-mill for raising water.

The height of modern technology in 1771: a super-efficient pump powered by a water wheel! [more...] [$]

[picture: Plate XCIX.---Hydrostatics.---Fig. 8. Cup of Tantalus.]
[picture: Plate XCIX.---Hydrostatics.---Fig. 8. Cup of Tantalus (no letters)]

Plate XCIX.—Hydrostatics.—Fig. 8. Cup of Tantalus (no letters)

This is a version of the Cup of Tantalus diagram, without the letters that tie it to the text. [more...] [$]


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