Watt a lot to remember!

Interesting Engineering has highlighted key names from the Industrial Revolution - including James Watt. Read the article here. The publication says: "Beginning in England in the 1760, the Industrial Revolution changed the world, creating capitalism, socialism, cities and pollution along the way."

See “Power and Processes” exhibition

James Watt's improved steam engine was initially used to pump water out of mines. However, by the 1780s the technology was applied to power machines, enabling the rapid development of efficient, semi-automated factories. Watt's influence on the textiles industry is being celebrated in a new exhibition called "Power and Processes" hosted by Heriot-Watt University. The … Continue reading See “Power and Processes” exhibition