Taking a Look Back: The First Solar Powered Device by Charles Eames
Living in an age where solar energy is the in thing it isinteresting to know that we had an ingenious mind way back in 1958 whothought ahead of time. Charles Eames, the great American architect and designer experimented with newmaterial to come up with new devices. In 1958, Eames created anexperimental solar-powered toy that he called “Do Nothing Machine”.
The toy featuring an array of bright, moving pieces apparently didnot have any function. It entire function was in its being. This deviceis claimed to be the first to transform solar energy into electricity.Hit the video below to see it in action.
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