The Devil’s Rig – Wind Power and the Birth of the Industrial Age
August 6, 2012
Fascinating video – well worth the 8 minutes. Anybody that knows where I can see the rest of this production let me know.
Michael Mosley explains how Holland became an empire in the 17th century. He shows what role Simon Stevin and mathematics were playing to make Ansterdam one of the most cosmopolitan cities with the first central bank and the first stock exchange on the planat.