February 05, 2015

5:12 AM | Bone Conduction is Better than Pressure, or, Put your Whale in my Rocket Scanner
What do a decapitated whale, an x-ray scanner for solid-fuel rockets, and noise pollution have in common? This is not the start of a really weird joke–they are all major elements in a new paper by Ted Cranford and Petr … Continue reading →

February 04, 2015

11:53 AM | Centrifugal governor
One of the advantages of working at a university: You always find people who enjoy playing Last summer, I visited the ThinkTank museum in Birmingham. I already posted about all their cool water features back then (the balancing ball or … Continue reading →
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