On Sweden and small details

Probably Sweden was never a really influental in science besides chemistry but it has contributed a lot of small things that really made our world better: high-precision measuring tools, or official human rights representative, or Trocadero, even flatpacked furniture.

Here’s an example: in the swedishest corner of Sweden there was a guy who really changed our world with two simple things. One of them is centrifugal milk separator. Another one is the nozzle. Yes, a simple nozzle that is used in rocket and jet engines. Were those inventions that great and important? Maybe not. Were they useful and have they changed the world a bit to the better? Definitely yes.

And that’s how the place where he came from looks nowadays:




(in case it was not obvious — I’ve been to Orsa and I’m proud about that).

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