When the US Navy began construction of the Experimental Model Basin in 1896, they chose David Watson Taylor to oversee this sensitive operation.
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I’m tremendously interested in the ways technology evolved in the 20th century. There are so many things we use today that simply didn’t exist at the end of the 1800’s. And yet here we are, taking ocean voyages on vessels with gyroscopes to stabilize them, watching planes take off from the deck of carriers, lighting […]