Just catching up on Royston Vasey. Like stepping back into an old friend’s underpants. 

Proper Engineer

The great Isambard Kingdom Brunel offering advice to an assistant, William Bell, as quoted in : You cannot take too much pains in making everything in equilibrio; that is to say that all forces should pass exactly through the points of greater resistance, or through the centres of any surfaces Continue reading

A Slinky Paper

Via the always wonderful What if? what may be my new favourite silly paper. I can’t help but think there are some fun A-level/undergrad experiments to be had out of that. Come to think of it, I have a staircase, so if I get a slinky…