9 days of 9 competition FINAL DAY!

Posted by on September 9th,2009

Here it is, your last chance to win one of the limited edition ‘9’ Movie books!

The answer to yesterday’s question, Name the Victorian Engineer and all-round genius that created the trans Atlantic steamship, the Great Western, and the iron steamer, the Great Eastern?, was, of course, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, as correctly identified by Nicholas Howie, Congratulations, Nicholas!


Right, now, here is the final question:

Name the designer of the first mechanical ‘Difference Engine’, and the name of the person that wrote the first ‘program’ for such a device.

Please send your answer and address to:


Good Luck!