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Engineers of History

Articles about engineers and engineering in history

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How Toothbrushes Were Invented

By: Kian Abris, Journalist
One of the most famous items for fantastic hygiene is the toothbrush.
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Longswords Vs Katanas

By: Kian Abris, Journalist
Swords are a very popular weapon in the modern world. Its featured in tv shows, movies, anime's, and cartoons. But what is the most popular swords in history?
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The Engineering On How Bows Were Built

By: Kian Abris, Journalist
Bows and arrow's are a very popular weapon. Its been featured in Hollywood movies, Tv shows, Anime etc.
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The Engineering of Katanas

The Engineering of Katanas

By: Kian Abris, Journalist
Katanas are one of the most famous weapons in the world.
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The Wormhole Theory

By: Toby Tepp, Journalist
One of Albert Einstein's many theories was the existence of wormholes. But what exactly are wormholes and could they exist?
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Women In STEM: Part 4: Math

By: Ida Selander, Journalist

Math: Katherine Johnson was born Katherine Coleman on August 26, 1918, in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, the youngest of four children. Her skill with mathematics and numbers manifested at a...

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Women In STEM: Part 3: Engineering

By: Ida Selander, Journalist

Engineering: Sally Ride was born on May 26, 1951, in Encino, California (near Los Angeles), the older daughter of Carol Joyce and Dale Burdell Ride. She had one sibling, nicknamed "Bear" (her real name...

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Women In STEM: Part 2: Technology

By: Ida Selander, Journalist
Ada Lovelace was the first one to realize that the machine had potential beyond simple calculation, and was known as the first computer programmer for the algorithm that she wrote. Here is her story.
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Women In STEM: Part 1: Science

By: Ida Selander, Journalist
Watson and Crick are two names almost synonymous with the famous "double helix" structure of DNA. Here is the real story of how it was discovered.
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An Engineer Builds Worlds First Retractable Proto-Lightsaber

An Engineer Builds World’s First Retractable Proto-Lightsaber

By: Arjan Shankhi, Journalist
The YouTuber James Hobson is known as "the Hacksmith", who loves to turn sci-fi items into real-life sci-fi items. He and his team built the world's first real retractable plasma-based lightsaber in the past four years.  This lightsaber doesn't just include plasma but it also burns at titanium - melting over  4,000 degrees Fahrenheit.
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Hindenburg

By: Fox Burton, Journalist
The Hindenburg, how it worked, and how it all ended.
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World’s First Airplane

By: Caron Cockerham, Journalist
First successful powered airplane with a pilot aboard
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Engineers of History