Saturday, January 06, 2007


  • Look at this crankshaft from this engine for a tanker from Slashdot.

  • Need to train in a super deep pool (from Gizmodo

  • Checkout the big detector from Backreaction

  • Finally, deviating a bit from the theme, check out some of these fluid movies (via Slashdot)

1 comment:

CarlBrannen said...

Cool engine. I am reminded of an experiment that needed a huge capacitor to supply the current. The capacitor was a building size collection of plates. It was filled with oil.

When there was a problem, someone was sent down in diving apparatus to fix it as the volume of oil was so large. Turns out that a problem one day was an "open" circuit that left a charge on some of the plates.

The way I remember it, when they hauled the diver back out of the thing he refused to go into it anymore.