Seventy-four years Archimedes and the defense of Syracuse against the Romans

Archimedes of Syracuse (c. 287 – 212 BCE) was one of the most unique figures in history. Archimedes definitely surpassed the power of the mind of most of those whom we commonly and universally consider to be brilliant. He was certainly the greatest mathematician of antiquity and one of the greatest in history. According to […]

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December 19th, 2019

The Archimedes Claw – war machines of Archimedes

Plutarch (45 CE -120 CE) wrote: At the same time huge beams were run out from the walls so as to project over the Roman ships: some of them were then sunk by great weights dropped from above, while others were seized at the bows by iron claws or by beaks like those of cranes, […]

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December 19th, 2019

Engineering & Application of Möbius strip in practice

The properties of the Möbius strip are useful in various fields of engineering and many applications(uses) have been patented by different companies. The continuous looped tape with Möbius band structure doubles the recording time. One of company – B. F. Goodrich Company – in 1957 patented a production belt in the shape of a Möbius […]

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December 19th, 2019