Posts Tagged ‘APPLIED MATHEMATICS’

HOW BULLETPROOF GLASS IS MADE

HOW LAYERS OF PLASTIC MAKES THIS GLASS RESISTANT TO BULLETS IN EARLY 20TH CENTURY, FRENCH CHEMIST EDOUARD BENEDICTUS SANDWICHED CELLULOID BETWEEN SHEETS OF GLASS TO CREATE AN EARLY FORM OF LAMINATED SAFETY GLASS. BULLET PROOF GLASS IS BASED ON AN EXTENSION OF THE SAME PRINCIPLE: USING MULTIPLE LAYERS OF GLASS AND PLASTIC TO ABSORB THE […]

FLAT EARTH CONSPIRACY

BY AROUND 500 BCE, MOST ANCIENT GREEKS BELIEVED OUR EARTH WAS ROUND. FOR A LONG TIME BEFORE THIS, IT WAS BELIEVED TO BE FLAT. IT WAS ONLY WHEN WE STARTED TO MAP THE TRAJECTORY OF THE SUN AND THE STARS AND APPLIED MATHEMATICS TO SPECULATION THAT WE REJECTED THE DISC MODEL AND ACCEPTED THE SPHERICAL […]

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