Steam engines seems to very obvious technology. Why did it take so many hundreds of year after the invention of wheel to develop one?

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  • 9 months ago
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    Well? It was called "the dark ages" im sure if the iron fist of religion would have allowed men of science to air their ideas in public who knows

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    Really? You sound like you've got it all figured out.

    Source(s): Yawning
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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    what is obvious about it?

    what's obvious about the concept of an engine

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    A lot of inventions seem obvious, after they are invented. And it was thousands of years after the wheel.

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