Defend Everything…

“He who defends everything, defends nothing.” Frederick the Great (1712 to 1786) Frederick II, byname Frederick the Great, was the King of Prussia (1740-86), and a brilliant military campaigner who, in a series of diplomatic stratagems and wars against Austria and other powers, greatly enlarged Prussia’s territories and made Prussia the foremost military power in… Read More

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Underestimation…

“Never underestimate a person willing to die for a cause.” Unknown There are a number of variations of this to suit a variety of contexts/situations: “Never underestimate your enemy but always make him underestimate you.” “Don’t underestimate me. I know more than I say, think more than I speak, and notice more than you realise.”… Read More

Cloak & Dagger: Mice, Snakes & Invisibility!

An invisibility cloak built for a mouse could hide warm bodies from predators with thermal vision (in this case crotaline a boid snakes), and could scale up to hide humans from heat-seeking missiles. Reference Shen, L., Zheng, B., Liu, Z., Wang, Z., Lin, S., Dehdashti, S., Li, E. & Chen, H. (2015) Large-Scale Far-Infrared Invisibility Cloak… Read More