James Watt - 18th Century scientist and revolutionary player
James Watt’s ever-enquiring scientific mind is seen in his constant search for fundamental explanations of the nature of water and steam, which confirm his role as a true 'natural philosopher' of the 18th century.

In this new video, David Miller, Professor of the History and Philosophy of Science at the University of New South Wales, Australia, introduces James Watt - The 18th Century Scientist.

James Watt - 18th Century scientist and revolutionary player
James Watt’s workshop explored

James Watt’s workshop – now proudly displayed near the entrance to the
Science Museum
, London - opens a unique window into his life and mind.

James Watt’s workshop explored
Faithfully reproducing the
engines that powered the Industrial Revolution


Faithfully reproducing the engines that powered the Industrial Revolution
Revolutionary Players Creating the modern world

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