April 12, 2006
Cool toys, these
A very cool visit for a simulated blast test, where they use fast servohydraulics to simulate explosives. This is to test a coating on a cinderblock wall, to see if it acts like the polymer in safety glass.
Pictures and a video of the test itself, taken with my Canon. Enjoy!
Chris joins the party
Chris now has a bunch of content up on the site - recent work (Good ABC triples), resume, CV, publications. Check it out.
Polarizers, car windows and mysterious checkerboard patterns
I have polarized sunglasses, which I love. One thing that’s always puzzled me while wearing them is that some car windows show a very strong