Reference numberDEJ/7
TitleScientific objects held by David Edward Hugh Jones
DescriptionContains David Jones's perpetual motion machine and the chemical garden that he designed for the D2 shuttle mission.
Extent2 items
Access statusOpen
Administrative historyThe perpetual motion machine in the possession of the Society is one of two. This particular one was built in the early eighties and first displayed to the UK public in York in 1981. Jones's chemical garden was built in between March 1992 and April 1993 and sent into space in April 26th, 1993.
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