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"Unveiling the Power of Technology: From Africa's Political Map to the Moon Landing" Embarking on a journey through time and space

Background imageTechnology Collection: Political Map of Africa

Political Map of Africa
Vector Illustration of the policital map of Africa Reference map as created by the US Central Intelligence Agency

Background imageTechnology Collection: Police Public Call Box in the snow, London

Police Public Call Box in the snow, London
A Police Public Call Box, on a London street on a snowy day. The Metropolitan Police introduced police boxes throughout the London area between 1928 and 1937

Background imageTechnology Collection: First Ferris wheel, Chicago Worlds Fair, 1893

First Ferris wheel, Chicago Worlds Fair, 1893
Ferris wheel -250 feet in diameter, 36 cars - at the Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTechnology Collection: APOLLO 11: BUZZ ALDRIN. Astronaut Edwin Buzz Aldrin standing on moon

APOLLO 11: BUZZ ALDRIN. Astronaut Edwin Buzz Aldrin standing on moon. Neil Armstrong and Eagle reflected in his visor
APOLLO 11: BUZZ ALDRIN. Astronaut Edwin Buzz Aldrin standing on moon. Armstrong and Eagle reflected in his visor, 20 July 1969

Background imageTechnology Collection: Saturn in natural color, photographed by Cassini

Saturn in natural color, photographed by Cassini
Saturn. Sixth planet from the Sun. Photograph taken by the Cassini-Huygens

Background imageTechnology Collection: Political map of The Middle East

Political map of The Middle East
Vector illustration of the policital map of The Middle East Reference map was created by the US Central Intelligence Agency

Background imageTechnology Collection: Old fashioned steam train locomotive

Old fashioned steam train locomotive
Vintage engraving the plasn and diagram of an old fashioned steam train locomotive, the Bogie and radial tank engine by Neilson and Company of Gaslgow

Background imageTechnology Collection: Awful Changes

Awful Changes
A cartoon, published in 1830, 28 years before Darwins Origin Of Species, lampooning theories of evolution. Entitled Awful Changes, it depicts an Ichthyosaurus giving a lecture on a human skull

Background imageTechnology Collection: Robbie the Robot from film Forbidden Planet

Robbie the Robot from film Forbidden Planet
Robbie the Robot. from MGM film " Forbidden Planet", 1956

Background imageTechnology Collection: Drawings and Cross section of the Iron Bridge constructed in 1779 at Coalbrookdale

Drawings and Cross section of the Iron Bridge constructed in 1779 at Coalbrookdale
CHT289161 Drawings and Cross section of the Iron Bridge constructed in 1779 at Coalbrookdale, Shropshire, England, 1784 (pen, ink & w/c on paper) by French School

Background imageTechnology Collection: The Engine Room at the Clement-Talbot Motor Works, London

The Engine Room at the Clement-Talbot Motor Works, London
The Engine Room at the Clement-Talbot Motor Works, Ladbroke Grove, North Kensington, London, alongside the Great Western Railway line and between Wormwood Scrubs

Background imageTechnology Collection: Amazing Stories scifi magazine cover, The Mad Robot

Amazing Stories scifi magazine cover, The Mad Robot
THE MAD ROBOT by William P McGivern. A brave man fires a ray-gun at an advancing metal robot with large claws and a brain encassed in a glass-domed head Date: 1944

Background imageTechnology Collection: Diagram of Ariane 5 rocket, side view

Diagram of Ariane 5 rocket, side view

Background imageTechnology Collection: Retro Style Desert Scene with Old Gas Station and Saguaro Cactus

Retro Style Desert Scene with Old Gas Station and Saguaro Cactus on a sunny day

Background imageTechnology Collection: Schematic view of George Stephensons locomotive The Rocket of 1829

Schematic view of George Stephensons locomotive The Rocket of 1829
STEPHENSONs ROCKET, 1829. Schematic view of George Stephensons locomotive " The Rocket" of 1829

Background imageTechnology Collection: HOBOKEN: COLLEGE, 1878. Stevens Institute of Technology, established 1870 at Hoboken, New Jersey

HOBOKEN: COLLEGE, 1878. Stevens Institute of Technology, established 1870 at Hoboken, New Jersey. Wood engraving, 19th century

Background imageTechnology Collection: Rolls-Royce Merlin R. M. 14S. M. Mk 100 V-12 Engine, 1944. Creator: Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce Merlin R. M. 14S. M. Mk 100 V-12 Engine, 1944. Creator: Rolls-Royce
Formed in 1906 to produce automobiles, Rolls-Royce was asked to begin designing and building aircraft engines at the outbreak of World War I in 1914

Background imageTechnology Collection: Oil rig Dixilyn Field 97, 110 miles off Lands End, Cornwall

Oil rig Dixilyn Field 97, 110 miles off Lands End, Cornwall, with a supply boat in the foreground. DF97 was formally known as the Venture 2

Background imageTechnology Collection: Yost Light Running Typewriter No. 15

Yost Light Running Typewriter No. 15
A Yost Light Running Typewriter No.15. Date: 1910

Background imageTechnology Collection: Bangladeshi rickshaw, side view

Bangladeshi rickshaw, side view

Background imageTechnology Collection: A SR-71B Blackbird flying across the Sierra Nevada Mountains

A SR-71B Blackbird flying across the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California during a 1994 flight

Background imageTechnology Collection: Concordes Cockpit

Concordes Cockpit
The cockpit of the first prototype Concorde, 001, at the St. Martin Sud-Aviation factory at Toulouse, France. Date: late 1960s

Background imageTechnology Collection: Albany & Buffalo Railroad schedule, 1843

Albany & Buffalo Railroad schedule, 1843
Albany & Buffalo Railroad timetable, showing fares and routes, 1843. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century printed piece

Background imageTechnology Collection: Leonardo Helicopter

Leonardo Helicopter
LEONARDO DA VINCI Sketch of a flying machine which seems in some respects to anticipate the helicopter, though the technology is not clear

Background imageTechnology Collection: Advertising poster for the Flying Boats of Imperial Airways

Advertising poster for the Flying Boats of Imperial Airways
1198131 Advertising poster for the Flying Boats of Imperial Airways, 1937 (offset colour lithograph) by English School, (20th century)

Background imageTechnology Collection: Perch Rock Lighthouse - New Brighton Lighthouse

Perch Rock Lighthouse - New Brighton Lighthouse
Liverpool - Rock Lighthouse New Brighton - Lighthouse and crowds. Part of Box 62 Boswell Collection - Liverpool. The New Brighton Lighthouse was originally known as Perch Rock Lighthouse

Background imageTechnology Collection: Flying Scotsman - LNER High-pressure Compound Express Loco

Flying Scotsman - LNER High-pressure Compound Express Locomotive No. 10, 000 leaving Waverley Station, Edinburgh, Scotland - designed by Sir Herbert Nigel Gresley

Background imageTechnology Collection: Mechanical digger

Mechanical digger

Background imageTechnology Collection: American M1 Abrams army tank with soldier in the hatch by machine gun

American M1 Abrams army tank with soldier in the hatch by machine gun

Background imageTechnology Collection: Space shuttle Endeavor

Space shuttle Endeavor

Background imageTechnology Collection: Cassini spacecraft orbiting Saturn and and its moon Titan

Cassini spacecraft orbiting Saturn and and its moon Titan

Background imageTechnology Collection: London and the Thames (15th c. ). Gothic art

London and the Thames (15th c. ). Gothic art
London and the Thames (15th c.). Gothic art. Miniature Painting

Background imageTechnology Collection: Use of an arquebusse, 16th century

Use of an arquebusse, 16th century
Spanish arquebusier, 1500s. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of an earlier illustration

Background imageTechnology Collection: Bridgewater Canal Map

Bridgewater Canal Map
Map showing the route of the proposed canal from Worsley to Manchester and thence to the Mersey, to be built by engineer James Brindley for the duke of Bridgewater

Background imageTechnology Collection: Harvesting barley with a combine harvester, Suffolk

Harvesting barley with a combine harvester, Suffolk
Harvesting barley with a combine harvester on a farm in Suffolk, England

Background imageTechnology Collection: A glamorous female model with her trusty Goblin Teasmade

A glamorous female model with her trusty Goblin Teasmade
A stylish female model wakes up fresh-faced and ready now to face the day thanks to a few sips from a hearty brew prepared by her faithful bedside Goblin Teasmade. How Delicious! Date: 1960s

Background imageTechnology Collection: Bolts of electricity discharging in the lab of Nikola Tesla

Bolts of electricity discharging in the lab of Nikola Tesla
Inventor and scientist Nikola Tesla in his lab while his magnifying transmitter high voltage generator produces bolts of electricity. December 1899

Background imageTechnology Collection: Gears and cogs in the clockwork of a historical pendulum clock, detail, regulator

Gears and cogs in the clockwork of a historical pendulum clock, detail, regulator

Background imageTechnology Collection: Spectroscope (c. 1860) by Bunsen and Kirchhoff, published in 1880

Spectroscope (c. 1860) by Bunsen and Kirchhoff, published in 1880
Spectroscope by Robert Bunsen (German chemist, 1811 - 1899) and Gustav Robert Kirchhoff (German physicist, 1824 - 1884). A spectroscope is an optical device

Background imageTechnology Collection: Greek trireme. Engraving. SPAIN. Madrid. Navy

Greek trireme. Engraving. SPAIN. Madrid. Navy Museum

Background imageTechnology Collection: Concordes Cockpit

Concordes Cockpit
A mock-up of Concordes cockpit, Filton, Bristol, England, from where the Concorde 002 made its first flight to its test centre at Fairford on 9 April 1969. Date: late 1960s

Background imageTechnology Collection: Ariel Atom Britain

Ariel Atom Britain

Background imageTechnology Collection: Noble M400 Britain

Noble M400 Britain

Background imageTechnology Collection: Policeman at a police call box

Policeman at a police call box
A policeman on the phone at a police public call box on a London street

Background imageTechnology Collection: Metropolitan Police walkie talkie radio

Metropolitan Police walkie talkie radio
A Metropolitan Police walkie talkie radio

Background imageTechnology Collection: Police Public Call Box, London

Police Public Call Box, London
A police officer using a Police Public Call Box on a London street. The Metropolitan Police introduced police boxes throughout the London area between 1928 and 1937

Background imageTechnology Collection: Poster advertising Palmer tyres

Poster advertising Palmer tyres of London, Glasgow, Birmingham, Coventry and Nottingham. A lady on a bicycle and a group of people in a car travel side by side

Background imageTechnology Collection: First airmail letter delivered, Windsor Castle

First airmail letter delivered, Windsor Castle
The first airmail letter ever to be delivered is handed to the Postmaster of Windsor, to whom it is addressed, on the East Lawn of Windsor Castle




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"Unveiling the Power of Technology: From Africa's Political Map to the Moon Landing" Embarking on a journey through time and space, it has revolutionized our world in unimaginable ways and has transcended boundaries and connected us all, shaping our lives in ways we could have never fathomed. From the Police Public Call Box standing tall amidst London's snowy streets to the awe-inspiring sight of the first Ferris wheel at Chicago Worlds Fair in 1893, these iconic landmarks symbolize humanity's relentless pursuit of progress. Stepping into The Engine Room at the Clement-Talbot Motor Works in London takes us back to an era when innovation was fueled by passion and dedication. Witnessing a side view diagram of Ariane 5 rocket reminds us that technology not only propels us forward but also carries our dreams beyond Earth's atmosphere. The indelible image of Buzz Aldrin standing on the moon during Apollo 11 mission captures mankind's greatest achievement – a testament to human ingenuity and technological prowess. Neil Armstrong and Eagle reflected in his visor remind us that even amidst vastness, technology brings people together. Saturn, captured in its natural colors by Cassini spacecraft, showcases how technology enables exploration beyond our own planet. It unveils secrets hidden within celestial realms while igniting curiosity about what lies beyond. Reflecting upon history, we witness the use of an arquebusse from the 16th century - a precursor to modern firearms - highlighting how technological advancements have shaped warfare throughout time. Stevens Institute established itself as a beacon for knowledge and innovation since its inception in Hoboken, New Jersey back in 1870. This institution stands as proof that education combined with technological advancements can create wonders for society. Venturing into uncharted waters off Cornwall’s Lands End reveals oil rig Dixilyn Field 97; it signifies how technology has unlocked new frontiers beneath the ocean's surface, fueling our energy needs.