In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In addition, there were other equally profound developments in areas such as firearms and ballistics, mechanics, shipbuilding, mining, distillation, and anatomy, to name but a few.
- Transitional ballistics is a complex science that involves a number of variables that are not fully understood; therefore, it is not an exact science.
- The characteristics of spider silk could have applications in areas ranging from medicine to ballistics.
- Towards the end of the war, Goldie was transferred to London, where he worked on ballistics at the Woolwich Arsenal.
- The army had offered him a reserve officer's commission and the command of the office of experimental ballistics at its new Aberdeen proving ground.
- By the mid-nineteenth century, advances in physics, chemistry, metallurgy, and ballistics were influencing the manufacture of weapons.
- If you could forgive the ends, the means was actually a neat project in puerile ballistics.
- He had a real understanding of fortification, ballistics and shipping, and could discuss mathematics and astronomy on equal terms with experts.
- Vidocq may not, as his admirers claim, have invented fingerprinting and the science of ballistics, but he did show the importance of keeping detailed criminal records.
- Bliss worked on ballistics during World War I and designed new firing tables for artillery.
- Internal ballistics modeled the forces inside of a gun barrel while external ballistics modeled the flight of a projectile.
- No one intended to besmirch your handguns, but just to keep things straight, we checked with Winchester on our ballistics.
- A knowledge of ballistics involved a grasp of mathematics, and that too became a factor in changing military education.
- During this trip, he started to shift his attention from ballistics back to mathematics.
- In 1940 Wilkinson began war work which involved mathematical and numerical work on ballistics.
- Case head expansion and dropped primers occurred long before ballistics got interesting.
- ‘Is a forensic firearm specialist the same as a ballistics expert? ‘asked the judge.
- It bans the private sale of all firearms, creates a Federal ballistics database, and much more.
- The ballistics model is First World War ballistics mathematics.
- The embedded ballistics of the FCS ballistic computer gives the gunner range and accuracy.
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