Scientists create world’s smallest steam engine

Source: The Local

German researchers have developed a super-tiny steam engine that’s just a few thousandths of a millimetre wide.

Although the engine sputters incessantly and isn’t developed enough to be used in the real world, the discovery could make it easier to produce ultra-efficient micro-engines in the future, according to researchers at the University of Stuttgart and the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems.

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