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February 5, 2017

Verea's Calculating Machine

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Spanish inventor and journalist Ramón Verea's passed away on Feb. 6, 1899, but left a legacy with a calculator invention created solely to make a point. Find out how invention seeks an unexpected purpose in today's Nerdy Curio from Engines of our Ingenuity.

Aired January 30, 2017

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Would love to see what he was talking about!
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Seeing an illustration or animation of the machine, even doing the calculation mentioned would have been so helpful here
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