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Articles about science and technology
Internet
The Argleton affair: is the WorldWide Web turning into one vast Wikipedia?
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Engineering
Oh yes it's great to be an engine... A brief introduction to steam
locomotive technology.
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Mathematical computing
Night of the living differential equations: how to simulate the zombie
apocalypse using a mathematical model of population dynamics.
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Night of the living drag coefficients: using ballistic theory
to determine the best way to aim a rifle for effective zombie control.
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Also:
Calculus of variations: a lunchbreak guide. My
attempt to explain the rudiments of this essential,but rarelytaught, branch of
engineering mathematics using no more than highschool calculus.
How to build an inexpensive, robust plywood boat. Maybe.
Homeopathy: flushing science down the lavatory Why, if homeopaths are right, everything else we know is wrong
Why science is the way, not a way, to understanding Science as a simple extension of common sense
Snake oil: hifi mains cables There's one born every minute
A tenminute guide to electrical theory Volts, amps, and ohms for beginners
A guide to the selection of electrial cable and breakers For 'difficult' domestic wiring situations
