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Ten Manchester Inventions That Shook the World SCIENCE FESTIVAL EVENT

10 Manchester Inventions That Shook the World is no idle boast. Few cities can compete with Manchester when it comes to groundbreaking scientific and social developments.
31st October 2015 11am 
MOSI reception, Lower Byrom Street, Manchester, M3 4FP .   
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10 Manchester Inventions That Shook the World is no idle boast. Few cities can compete with Manchester when it comes to groundbreaking scientific and social developments.

Here are those (in chronological order) which we’ll be featuring:

* John Kay’s Fly Shuttle in mechanising the cotton industry (1733).
* Britain’s first canal, the Bridgewater (1765).
* John Dalton publishing his atomic theory (1803).
* Vegetarianism (1809).
* The world’s first passenger railway service (1830).
* The submarine (1878).
* Regular competitive professional football with the founding of the Football League (1888).
* Rolls meeting Royce to create luxury cars (1904).
* Building the world’s first programmable computer (1948).
* Isolating Graphene, the world’s thinnest substance (2004).

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