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How Locomotives & Jet Engines work: Baratunde Thurston & GE

In this promotional video series from General Electric, GE Masterclass with Baratunde Thurston, we go behind the scenes of GE’s Global Research Center to explore engineering marvels, like how a freight locomotive works with Dr Wole Akenyemi, above, and how a jet engine works with aerospace engineer Todd Wetzel, below:


File under: How Things Work. You can watch more of the series here.

In the archives: more engineering, including Baltimore’s trash-collecting water wheel, a car that runs on compressed air, the Giant Magellan Telescope, William Kamkwamba’ windmills, and how the Tesla Model S is made.

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