World of Engineering

World of Engineering

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Engineering for the win! 🧱⚙️🛠 Daily engineering history facts, quizzes, TIL, memes and many others. As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases.

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TIL Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has disdain for money and large wealth accumulation. In 2017 he said he didn’t want to be near money, because it could corrupt your values. When Apple went public, Wozniak offered $10 million of his stock to early Apple employees.

World of Engineering Quiz: Which homologous series contains only C-C single bonds?

Correct answer: (9⁹)⁹ = 9³⁸⁷⁴²⁰⁴⁸⁹, which is a number with more than 369 million digits.

If someone is trying to learn something, don't ducking laugh at them when they get it wrong!

Heavy duty, stylish and well-built tool box 👌🏻 Made in Japan is an added bonus! 📱https://t.co/c0Zm7IygRw 🛒 https://t.co/eQvNU6SGC8 https://t.co/7m7jHpNeZE

On Jan 24, 1984 – Apple Computer places the Macintosh personal computer on sale in the United States.

“But remember this, Japanese boy... airplanes are not tools for war. They are not for making money. Airplanes are beautiful dreams. Engineers turn dreams into reality.” - Hayao Miyazaki

The family bicycle with sewing machine, 1939. https://t.co/KBS17PhkbD

The family bicycle with sewing machine, 1939. https://t.co/KBS17PhkbD

Historic invention of the day: 1884: Hungarian engineers Károly Zipernowsky, Ottó Bláthy and Miksa Déri intvent the closed core high efficiency transformer and the AC parallel power distribution.

This is real imagery of the lunar far side with Earth in background via NASA's Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR). The spacecraft was 1.5 million km away from Earth and ~1.1 million km from the Moon when it took these 5 hours of footage https://t.co/ELF1H4drAC

On Jan 24, 1990 – Japan launches Hiten, the country's first lunar probe, the first robotic lunar probe since the Soviet Union's Luna 24 in 1976, and the first lunar probe launched by a country other than Soviet Union or the United States.

Term of the day: Albedo Definition: A measure of the fraction of light reflected from an astronomical body or other object.

On Jan 24, 1961 – Goldsboro B-52 crash: A bomber carrying two H-bombs breaks up in mid-air over North Carolina. The uranium core of one weapon remains lost. https://t.co/AtQtNEp6It

On Jan 24, 1961 – Goldsboro B-52 crash: A bomber carrying two H-bombs breaks up in mid-air over North Carolina. The uranium core of one weapon remains lost. https://t.co/AtQtNEp6It

Unusual unit of measurement: Gas Mark (Temperature). Gas Mark is a temperature scale, predominantly found on British ovens, that scales linearly with Celsius above 135°C (Gas Mark 1) and scales with the log of Celsius below 135°C.

The correct answer is 110 miles.

TIL: The discoverer of neutron (James Chadwick) was a student of discoverer of proton (E. Rutherford) which in turn was a student of discoverer of electron (J.J. Thomson).

Nissan Trademarks I-Power Name, Possibly For Future Infiniti EVs https://t.co/eh2zN1vxuj

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