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On July 26, 2016 – Solar Impulse 2 becomes the first solar-powered aircraft to circumnavigate the Earth. Photo by… https://t.co/puqELqlTaUWorld of Engineering Quiz: Which statement describes current in a parallel circuit? 1. It splits up through each… https://t.co/6KvPTN3qlQWhat do nuclear engineers like to eat? Fission chipsIncredible time lapse of @SpaceX Falcon 9 taking off above Downtown Los Angeles in 2018. Captured by @VisualBurrito https://t.co/Z6OhScT2bv#Olympics Medal Count, Day 3: 🇯🇵🥇8🥈2🥉3 🇺🇸🥇7🥈3🥉4 🇨🇳🥇6🥈5🥉7 🇷🇺🥇4🥈5🥉3 🇬🇧🥇3🥈3🥉1 🇰🇷🥇3🥉4 🇦🇺🥇2🥈1🥉3 🇽🇰🥇2 🇮🇹🥇1🥈4🥉4 🇫🇷🥇1🥈2🥉2… https://t.co/iNjQX3HtRo
Retweeted by World of EngineeringOn July 26, 1971 – Apollo program: Launch of Apollo 15 on the first Apollo "J-Mission", and first use of a Lunar Ro… https://t.co/LSZKcGGQqz“Normal people believe that if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Engineers believe that if it ain’t broke, it doesn’t h… https://t.co/imq9sS7ynzOn July 26, 1963 – Syncom 2, the world's first geosynchronous satellite, is launched from Cape Canaveral on a Delta… https://t.co/EZELfFCs6cTerm of the day: PID controller Definition: A process control system that has proportional, integral and derivativ… https://t.co/m5wpmPBDbkOn July 26, 1904, E.P. Hooley receives patent for Tarmacadam. Tarmacadam is a road surfacing material made by com… https://t.co/K21hsNGFAcThe smarter you get, the less you speak.How nifty is this thing? 🖤 https://t.co/r7HoAiXQbT
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7/26
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Nikola Tesla's last message to his mother: "All these years that I had spent in the service of mankind brought me n… https://t.co/egADv9rbVlOn July 25, 1976 – Viking program: Viking 1 takes the famous Face on Mars photo. https://t.co/6nXdtwvdoyUsing their own logic, how would you disprove a flat-earther?https://t.co/gWekJCUGsGInteresting: The Titanic was one of three luxury ships constructed in Belfast. She was 882 feet 9 inches (269 m)… https://t.co/6KVLQuu6znThe Typhoon class is a class of nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines designed and built by the Soviet Union… https://t.co/NbDKfiCJmS#Olympics Medal Count, Day 2: 🇨🇳🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇🥈🥉🥉🥉🥉 🇯🇵🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇🥈 🇺🇸🥇🥇🥇🥇🥈🥈🥉🥉🥉🥉 🇰🇷🥇🥇🥉🥉🥉 🇷🇺🥇🥈🥈🥈🥈🥉🥉 🇮🇹🥇🥈🥉🥉🥉 🇦🇺🥇🥈🥉 🇫🇷🥇🥈🥉 🇭🇺🥇🥈 🇹🇳🥇🥈… https://t.co/VaW62W1lD6
Retweeted by World of EngineeringOn July 25, 1946 – The Crossroads Baker device is the first underwater nuclear weapon test. https://t.co/nrUuFZ1XnUPlease subscribe to our mini YouTube channel https://t.co/qb0X1kzS4xHow to make a DIY drill dust collector https://t.co/Wrmr68E3wd“Strive for perfection in everything you do. Take the best that exists and make it better. When it does not exist,… https://t.co/td62zajd0a99 little bugs in the code, 99 little bugs in the code, Take one down, patch it around… …147 little bugs in the code.On July 25, 1837 – The first commercial use of an electrical telegraph is successfully demonstrated in London by Wi… https://t.co/xd6y8bphlwTerm of the day: Photodiode Definition: A two-terminal device whose terminal voltage or current changes in respons… https://t.co/aYvDdlYYfXThread rolling is a metal forging process that forms threads into the mirror image of a roller die. The process is… https://t.co/MmutjnK6dL
Retweeted by World of Engineering @elonmusk https://t.co/xpdh2NFalyOn July 25, 1984 – Salyut 7 cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya becomes the first woman to perform a space walk. https://t.co/KRi8ZWtqN7
7/25
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Space fact: As early as 240BC the Chinese began to document the appearance of Halley’s Comet.Term of the day: Oscilloscope Definition: An instrument for graphically displaying a waveform as a function of time.The rules of any car journey! https://t.co/JQlglSwJL1
Retweeted by World of EngineeringWorld of Engineering Quiz: What is the next term in the sequence: t, d, d, h, h, h, h, h, h, h, h, h, h, h, h, h, h, h, h, h, ....?A Photon checks into a hotel and the receptionist asks if he needs any help with his luggage. “No thanks,” says th… https://t.co/Yvx5RFaGjxCan you guess what it is? https://t.co/D1JXSlD0Pw#Olympics Medal Count, Day 1: 🇨🇳🥇🥇🥇🥉 🇮🇹🥇🥈 🇯🇵🥇🥈 🇰🇷🥇🥉🥉 🇪🇨🥇 🇭🇺🥇 🇮🇷🥇 🇽🇰🥇 🇹🇭🥇 🇷🇺🥈🥉 🇷🇸🥈🥉 🇧🇪🥈 🇪🇸🥈 🇮🇳🥈 🇳🇱🥈 🇷🇴🥈 🇪🇪🥉 🇫🇷🥉 🇮🇩… https://t.co/UpKswFGlpj
Retweeted by World of Engineering“A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ing… https://t.co/eBy6VKkIV2 @elonmusk https://t.co/aDhZz0gEnOOn July 24, 1950 – Cape Canaveral Air Force Station begins operations with the launch of a Bumper rocket. https://t.co/pmEVWzhj1kAffiliated link https://t.co/lIbe7OVdlXThis is it! https://t.co/hEZXwiRtCf
7/24
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On July 23, 1999 – Space Shuttle Columbia launches on STS-93, with Eileen Collins becoming the first female space s… https://t.co/ars79cn4IIHappy Engineer's Day, Paraguay!World of Engineering Quiz: https://t.co/Qn8JYjhHp2Interesting: High speed passenger trains in China reach speeds of up to 350 kph (220 mph). And China's self-devel… https://t.co/vxHKH34GGTOn July 23, 1903 – The Ford Motor Company sells its first car. https://t.co/lImpgcD7VG“I’ve never seen a job being done by a five-hundred-person engineering team that couldn’t be done better by fifty people.” - C. Gordon BellThis is great 🖤 Credit to @shin___geki https://t.co/T1g8xLO9fyHistoric invention of the day: 1830: Edwin Budding invents the lawn mower. https://t.co/8g9MicBDt3On July 23, 1829 – In the United States, William Austin Burt patents the typographer, a precursor to the typewriter. https://t.co/R7MwH0rUOHSolar Flares off Large Solar Arrays and ISS Roll-Out Solar Arrays (iROSA) I imaged on 07-16-21. Kind Regards To… https://t.co/xjbUKXhWOY
Retweeted by World of EngineeringTerm of the day: Ohm's law Definition: The mathematical relationship between voltage, current, and resistance. Ohm… https://t.co/hVy5dqc8N3 @elonmusk @MKBHD AI
7/23
2021
Pi Approximation Day. Pi Approximation Day is observed on July 22 (22/7 in the day/month format), since the fractio… https://t.co/b2UI5xljweCable management https://t.co/CGAfFCVuB5
Retweeted by World of EngineeringWorld of Engineering Quiz: What is the escape velocity on Earth (km/s)? . 🌔… https://t.co/iqAFWO4a05What is the definition of an engineer? Someone who solves a problem you didn't know you had in a way you don't understand.Detailed HDR picture of the Moon. The High Dynamic Range (HDR) technique consists in taking pictures of the same o… https://t.co/qPE6qEjUtDOn July 22, 1933 – Aviator Wiley Post returns to Floyd Bennett Field in New York City, completing the first solo fl… https://t.co/D2hTyxTysa“When you want to know how things really work, study them when they’re coming apart.” - William GibsonLED backpack with programmable screen 🐥 https://t.co/gZNrycstXa
Retweeted by World of EngineeringHistoric invention of the day: 1796: Alois Senefelder invents the lithography printing technique. https://t.co/koO2L7btbWOn July 22, 1894 – The first ever motor race is held in France between the cities of Paris and Rouen. The fastest f… https://t.co/uDmXSpjgQZTerm of the day: Moore's law Definition: The observation that the number of transistors possible in an integrated… https://t.co/TWiWtSHLGN
7/22
2021
What is EV, BEV, HEV, PHEV? Here’s your guide to types of electric cars: EV and BEV: electric vehicles and battery… https://t.co/oefwGVLwoB😂 https://t.co/iqvdriETeq
Retweeted by World of EngineeringWorld of Engineering Quiz: What type of foundation consists of a reinforced concrete slab or T-beam slab placed ov… https://t.co/vtKd2i3ZpnInteresting: The Hoover Dam, built along the Colorado River between 1931 and 1936 reaches 726 feet in height (221 m… https://t.co/6s3PptPSb3Please subscribe to our YouTube channel https://t.co/Tvlh1LDPhAElectric car stock (BEV and PHEV) in the top 10 PEV selling countries, 2005-2020. https://t.co/GBndyqNucoOn July 21, 1969 – Apollo program: At 02:56 UTC, astronaut Neil Armstrong becomes the first person to walk on the M… https://t.co/iKcXhijVln“The fewer moving parts, the better." "Exactly. No truer words were ever spoken in the context of engineering.” - Christian CantrellHistoric invention of the day: 1755: William Cullen invents the first artificial refrigeration machine.On July 21, 1925 – Malcolm Campbell becomes the first man to exceed 150 mph (241 km/h) on land. At Pendine Sands in… https://t.co/w4k1rXuwBiTerm of the day: Dynamics Definition: Is the branch of classical mechanics concerned with the study of forces and… https://t.co/78wkxNpGkRAbandoned bread factory in Moscow. Credit to @lanasator https://t.co/LtSLuDZctAOn July 21, 2011 – NASA's Space Shuttle program ends with the landing of Space Shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-135… https://t.co/YL8sXdC1C7
7/21
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Space fact: The gravity on Mars is approximately one-third that on Earth. Yes, chances are you’d be able to dunk t… https://t.co/8LRy6KKUSCIf you ever wondered what’s inside a 50 inch LED TV 📺 https://t.co/ugEwExjlOFOn July 20, 1969 – Apollo program: Apollo 11's crew successfully makes the first manned landing on the Moon in the… https://t.co/C1K2yPOlVWWorld of Engineering Quiz: Which of the following is the formula for motion force?Definition of an engineer: somebody who makes precise guesswork based on unreliable data provided by people with qu… https://t.co/z3PXZfYFJyCongratulations to the @BlueOrigin team on the first human flight of New Shepard 🚀 https://t.co/znT8p3SLKmOn July 20, 1940 – California opens its first freeway, the Arroyo Seco Parkway. The cost of the construction was $5… https://t.co/WwMwGFFgao"Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." -Carl Sagan https://t.co/ieTQSLOjGwHappy Engineer's Day, Costa Rica! 🇨🇷For your information https://t.co/qkjWd3I2n4
Retweeted by World of EngineeringThis day on July 20, 1903 – The Ford Motor Company ships its first automobile. https://t.co/O3703bj3RzTerm of the day: Ductility Definition: Is a measure of a material's ability to undergo significant plastic deforma… https://t.co/21I1oGkT0lJapan sets new world record with Internet speed of 319 terabits per second. Think your Internet connection is fast… https://t.co/UF0WarKItcHappy International Chess Day!Neil A. backwards is 👽
7/20
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On July 19, 1977 – The world's first Global Positioning System (GPS) signal was transmitted from Navigation Technol… https://t.co/Kj1lj56SWZHave you ever found a hidden feature in a car after owning it for years?World of Engineering Quiz: What three whole, positive numbers have the same answer when multiplied together as when added together? @neiltyson @JeffBezos If You are talking about one dollar bill then it’s 6,786.6 miles stack. And New Shepard rocke… https://t.co/7oIOw6dzeqUsed for water distribution, the Delaware Aqueduct in New York, USA is the longest tunnel in the world. Drilled thr… https://t.co/WwNQ9FzkrYAffiliated link https://t.co/7DJsUszDFm
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