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Augustin Mouchot

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1879. The Sun engine at the Paris Exhibition.

Augustin Mouchot was born in France on 7 April 1821.

He taught in schools in Mathematics and Physics.

He undertook research into solar energy, which led eventually to his obtaining government funding for full time research. [1]

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