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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2679: The SS Selma

Episode: 2679 The SS Selma: a strange monument to ferrocement ships in Galveston Bay

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2677: What is a T-U-N?

Episode: 2677 What is a Tun? Reflections on a confusion of weight and volume

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2676: Soaring Birds

Episode: 2676 In which soaring birds teach us about airplanes, and vice versa

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2674: The Royal Naval Surgeon

Episode: 2674 The Royal Navy Surgeon; Taking Medicine to Sea in the Age of Sail

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2673: Population Density

Episode: 2673 Contrast: Population density above and below 20 people per square mile.

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2671: How Many Cylinders?

Episode: 2671 Why do our automobile (or airplane or motorcycle, or ship) engines have so many cylinders?

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2670: Expanding the Human Environment

Episode: 2670 The Expanded Human Habitat: Our Solar System as a Defining Environment

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2427: Arrow's Paradox

Episode: 2427 The Problem With Voting Systems: Arrow's Impossibility Theorem

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 3011: Grace Hopper

Episode: 3011 Grace Hopper

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2667: Hilda Hewlett

Episode: 2667 Hilda Hewlett: Pioneer pilot from a different mold

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