Hero of Alexandria

Hero of Alexandria (Greek: Ἥρων[1] ὁ Ἀλεξανδρεύς, Heron ho Alexandreus; also known as Heron of Alexandria; c. 10 AD – c. 70 AD) was a Greek mathematician and engineer who was active in his native city of Alexandria, Roman Egypt. Continue reading

Aeolipile was the first Turbine

A Greek inventor by the name of Hero of Alexandria, described the toy Aeolipile that he build circa 75 CE. Continue reading