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New Military technology? Worlds 1st Flying Sphere

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Reflection on Refraction

This week’s photo challenge theme is Refraction.

I wasn’t entirely sure how refraction differed from reflection. A quick consult with Webster’s Dictionary told me that refraction is about the bending of a ray or wave of light (or heat or sound) as it passes through a medium such as water. 235 more words

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Did Columbus Prove the Earth Is Round?

I know it’s a bit after Columbus Day, but this question came up recently when I heard yet another speaker say that Columbus proved the earth is round when he sailed across the Atlantic and didn’t fall off the edge of the world. 755 more words

Ancient World

Problems with Spheres

It has long already occurred to me that so much of what I write is very imaginative and fantastical, so I gave thought to offering several clear applications of what I propose this time round. 722 more words

Review: From Notting Hill With Love...Actually by Ali McNamara

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With her wedding but a few weeks away, Scarlett has left all that is familiar to her in her home town of Stratford to figure out what she really wants. 470 more words

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Derivation of the surface area of a sphere

In this blog, I used polar coordinates to derive the well-known expression for the area of a circle, . In today’s blog, I will go from 2 to 3-dimensions to derive the expression for the… 236 more words

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Screenshot Sunday: Liquid Sphere


Learning how to animate 3D objects has been one of the most fun and rewarding things I have done in a while. Adding the 3D element to a project really makes it stand out. 18 more words

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