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History of the Micrometer

Necessity, as they say, is the mother of all invention. Smiths, machinists, and clockmakers have...

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Miles to Empty

 

How Accurate is the Mileage Prediction in Your Car

The last two vehicles I’ve owned have had...

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20 hours or 10,000 hours: Which one make you Subject Matter Expert?

 

 

 

 

In the past 3 years I have achieved 6 professional certifications. That is more than I...

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The Inventor Series: Madame Curie

In the last article, we reviewed the role George Westinghouse played in “The War of the...

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Calibration and a flat tire

 

 

 

You never have a flat tire at a convenient time :(

I filled out the form online,...

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Westinghouse: The Inventor

 

 

 

George Westinghouse

 Following up on the Inventor Series is the last combatant in the War...

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Galileo: The Inventor

 

 

If necessity is the mother of invention, then who was the mother of the inventors? Where did...

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The War of the Currents

 

 

 

Flipping the Switch

 

Whenever somebody flips a switch to turn on the lights, they seldom...

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