Flying sheep may help you get to sleep, but they can save your life, too. In 1934, the Italian army had a huge logistics problem: crossing one of the most inhospitable deserts in the world. Resupply for the trip was vital, and the army had to consider their options carefully.
People that live in northeastern India use tangled foliage to speed their way through the jungle. But it takes a lot of patience. They can do this with certain kinds of plants, like the rubber tree. As you might expect from a rubber tree, the roots are quite flexible as
It was the summer of 1991 and I stood in front of the first hedge maze I’d ever seen before. What could be more fun to a young boy that getting lost in a hedge maze and finding your way out? I had a simple plan: get totally lost as
In World Wars 1 and 2, Allied ships were at significant risk to U-boat torpedo attacks. These U-boat torpedo attacks were sinking thousands of vessels. To protect their fleet, the allies desperately needed new ideas and technologies. One concept was called dazzle camouflage. It consisted of wild stripes, colours, and
Deep in the Andes Mountains, straddling jagged peaks, sits the 15th century Inca citadel Machu Picchu. It’s a harsh and remote location. To add to this, the ancient site sits on top of fault lines that are prone to earthquakes. But these earthquakes were no match for Incan engineering and
When you get something different than you expect, it’s a sign that uncertainty has reared its head “Just make sure that it’s good!” It was the last thing I heard from my wife as I bolted out the front door. On a twilight dash to the supermarket down the road,
Whether it’s 1903 and you’re the Wright brothers, or it’s 2018, and you’re a technology developer third-party verification provides an opportunity for you to benefit from the experience of those who have gone before.
It was 333 BC and a puzzle tormented Alexander the Great. Still early in his military conquests, things were going well and his army had recently taken the city of Gordium in what is now modern-day Turkey. The city was host to an ancient wagon tied with the legendary Gordian
ProteusDS v2.45 is now available for download. The software is ready to go, and login credentials for active subscribers will allow you to access ProteusDS v2.45 from our website. In case you’re wondering what’s new, we’ve highlighted some of the critical new features below. NEW Tools for Modeling Oceanographic
The ocean is a vital source of the oxygen we breathe, and finding solutions to keep the ocean healthy is one of humanity’s greatest present challenges. At DSA, we’re always inspired by and 100% supportive of what our ocean engineering colleagues are doing to protect the ocean. It is worth