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Indian History Rewritten
The Indian civilisation, considered to be the product of clash and subsequent inter mixture of the white-skinned civilised invaders and the dark savages native to India, has been rightly questioned in recent years, and the mischievously fabricated history of...
History & Anthropology >> Indic / Vedic
The Truth Behind the History of the Necronomicon
I don't think there are many people out there who haven't heard of the Necronomicon and the dreadful things connected with it. We've all heard the theories about how it is a Satanist tool; actual copies of the book are bound in human skin and how you risk...
Deities & Heros >> Chthulu
History of the Egyptian Religion, part I: Early Dynastic Period
I - Predynastic - Early Dynastic Period. The temples were in essence the *Home of the God* and thus a place where only Pharaoh as the Son of God and those he appointed as his deputies, could meet with the god. This goes all the way back to Archaic and...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
History of the Egyptian Religion, part II: The Old Kingdom
II - The Old Kingdom ca 2686-2181 BC During the Old Kingdom the Egyptian society moved from tribal communities to a fully developed theocratic system, where the power of the king was absolute. The great pyramids of Dynasty 4 was made possible by technological...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
History of the Egyptian Religion, part IV: Middle Kingdom
First Intermediate - Middle Kingdom (ca 2181 -1786 bc.) The powers that built the solar temples of the 5th dynasty and the pyramids of the 6th dynasty weakened towards the end of the Old Kingdom, perhaps as a result of eroding economics, leaving the King less...
Religions >> Egyptian

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The Mechanical Properties of Select Formulations of Pykrete
Dec 13, 2010 Results indicate that several formulations of Pykrete are as strong as concrete in compression ... A Brief History of Pykrete and its Applications.
ABOVE crYO-scIENcE
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Pykrete - nnapprentice.com
made of 'Pykrete'…a mixture of wood pulp and ice…and who also convinced high- ..... POSTSCRIPT – This odd footnote in history refuses to go away. In recent ...
Ice Alloys - Cornell Center for Materials Research - Cornell University
In this lab students will test the properties of Pykrete and ice to determine if these ... Native populations in arctic regions have a long history of using ice as a ...
Habbakkuk - NMRN Portsmouth
complete history of the subject. Please contact the library for a list of further reading materials, if available. Habbakkuk – The iceberg ship.

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Students Use Da Vinci Design to Build World's Longest Ice Bridge
The team in Juuka is building their scale model of da Vinci's drawing out of a substance known as pykrete, a mixture of water and two percent paper fiber. The fiber makes water in its frozen state three times as strong as normal ice and 10 times as tough.
Poster poems: ice
The element of frozen hell and hopeless waters, the indifferent heart and the chill hand of loss. Thaw out your imagination and submit your ice-capped rimes. Frost on a window.
World's Longest Ice Bridge Inspired by Da Vinci Sketch
A material called pykrete, which is a combination of water mixed with paper fiber, will be used to build the bridge. When frozen, pykrete is known to be three times stronger than regular ice and up to 10 times tougher.
History Matters: Engineering Dean Mackenzie involved in bizarre war project
Why not, Pyke reasoned, build a pykrete aircraft carrier that could be used to protect Allied convoys? Or better yet, a fleet of indestructible war ships?
An Aircraft Carrier Worthy of a Superhero
The concept was considered “both sound and brilliant” by naval officer Lord Mountbatten and Churchill; experiments into the properties of reinforced ice—named “Pykrete” after its inventor—were soon under way. A scaled-down model of the berg-ship was ...

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Pykrete - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
History[edit]. Geoffrey Pyke managed to convince Lord Mountbatten of the worth of his project (actually prior to the invention of pykrete) ...
What is Pykrete? | MythBusters | Discovery
Have you ever heard of pykrete? What is Pykrete and what can it do? Learn what pykrete is and the history behind how it was created.
PYKRETE,GEOFFREY PYKE - Combined Operations
Pykrete? Ice ships in the Rockies? The improbable but true story of a top secret WW2 ....
'Pykrete'
Pykrete. — Pete's Personal Perspective — ... or, The Myth that Wouldn't Die.
The Mechanical Properties of Select Formulations of Pykrete
Dec 13, 2010 Results indicate that several formulations of Pykrete are as strong as concrete in compression ... A Brief History of Pykrete and its Applications.

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