Since World War II, shaped charges have transformed warfare— and scientists still struggle to understand the nature of their deadly effectiveness
Four hundred years ago, Galileo's writings led to the birth of modern science, and led to a famous conflict with the Catholic Church
A painting of leading 19th-century inventors hints at the tensions between inventors and scientists in American society
Filmmakers have long sought the means to add a little kinetic energy to their moving images
In the mid 19th century, paper was used in ways that anticipated composites and fiberglass
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