The Profile of James Watt

James Watt, a Scottish inventor and scientist

Born in 1736, James Watt was a Scottish inventor, chemist, and mechanical engineer. He was one of the most acclaimed individuals of his time mostly credited for improving Thomas Newcomen’s 1712 Newcomen steam engine and coming up with his Watt steam engine in 1776.  The Watt steam engine was fundamental to the … Read more