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“Untutored courage is useless in the face of educated bullets”*…

 

Photographer Sabine Pearlman has created a portfolio of cross-sections of bullets.  While all of them are deadly, they’re strikingly different, one to the next.  See them all at “Ammo.”

* George S. Patton

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As we sign on with Gabrielle Giffords and James Brady, we might recall that it was on this date in 1914, that Robert H. Goddard, then age 31, was issued a U.S. patent, the first of the 214 he would obtain in his lifetime as a pioneering rocket scientist.  This inaugural patent was for a “Rocket Apparatus” (U.S. No. 1,102,653) which described the multi-stage rocket concept.  He received a patent for the the innovation that made him famous– a liquid-fueled rocket design (U.S. No. 1,103,503)– the following week.

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Written by LW

July 7, 2013 at 1:01 am

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