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The Dynasphere

By Aisling O’Malley, IET Archivist The Dynasphere was created by engineer Dr John Archibald Purves who reportedly claimed it was the ‘high speed vehicle of the future’. Indeed, many publications at the time were open to the idea that this... Continue Reading →

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A H Midgley (1881-1961): A Brief Biography

By Aisling O'Malley, IET Archivist Albert Henry Midgley is best known for his work on organ building. During the 1920s, Midgley saw commercial success in an organ he developed for cinemas and theatres, and his 1931 electric organ. However, Midgley’s... Continue Reading →

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