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Museum of Fine Arts

January 13, 2010

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As I mentioned before, this past weekend (and Monday) was my fraternity’s national convention.  I had a lot of fun with my brothers and sisters!  We went to the Museum of Science and the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.  Interestingly enough, it is the Museum of Fine Arts I want to talk about. We […]

An Interesting Twist

November 11, 2009

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IN THIS POST: Theory and practice of twisted rope and how I spent my weekend. Much of paleolithic technology is about simple mechanics.  To many people, the word “mechanics” refers to machinery the likes of which one does not see in a paleolithic culture.  But to a physicist, mechanics is just the way various materials […]