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Antonio Neves
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Attended Escola secundária de Pombal, Escola Secundária Domingos Sequeira
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Первый в мире пиратский ресурс, который открыл массовый доступ к десяткам миллионов научных статей
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Foi ontem avistado na linha verde do Metro de Lisboa um indivíduo com um comportamento suspeito, que levou vários passageiros a alertarem a autoridade. O dito
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As we remember Hiroshima, let's not forget that the US strategy of mass slaughter of Japanese civilians didn't start there.  70 years ago on March 10th, even more people were killed in the firebombing of Tokyo - a city where most houses were made of paper.

279 planes flew over the city and dropped 1,665 tons of bombs.  Most were 500-pound cluster bombs, each one releasing 38 incendiary bomblets at an altitude of about 2000 feet.  These bomblets punched through the roofs of people's houses or landed on the ground and ignited 3–5 seconds later, throwing out jets of flaming, sticky napalm. 

The planes also dropped 100-pound jelled-gasoline and white phosphorus bombs that ignited upon impact.  The city's fire departments were overwhelmed, and the individual fires started by the bombs joined to create a huge conflagration that destroyed 16 square miles of the city.  Over 100,000 people died - nobody knows how many, and both the Japanese and Americans had reasons to underestimate the casualties.

General Curtis LeMay, who led this attack, said:

“Killing Japanese didn’t bother me very much at that time... I suppose if I had lost the war, I would have been tried as a war criminal."

Joe O'Donnell, a marine sent in after the war to document the effects of the bombing, wrote:

“The people I met, the suffering I witnessed, and the scenes of incredible devastation taken by my camera caused me to question every belief I had previously held about my so-called enemies.”

The picture shows the charred corpse of a woman in Tokyo who was carrying a child on her back.  In this style of war, cities of people, many perfectly innocent, are treated like rats to be exterminated.  Martin Middlebrook captured the horror of this in Hamburg, one of the German cities firebombed by the US:

"A thermal column of wind generated heat in excess of 1,400 degrees Fahrenheit, melting trolley windows and the asphalt in streets, the wind uprooting trees. When people crossed a street, their feet stuck in the melted asphalt; they tried to extricate themselves with their hands, only to find them stuck as well. They remained on all fours screaming. Small children lay like "fried eels" on the pavement. The firestorm sucked all the oxygen out of the city."

Let's try to avoid this, eh?  It's not necessarily easy, and I'm not saying I know how, but let's try to avoid making our world into a hell. 

References:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombing_of_Tokyo

https://www.jacobinmag.com/2015/03/tokyo-firebombing-world-war-ii/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Battle_of_Hamburg_(book)
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Rafael Araujo’s illustrations are bafflingly complex—so complex that you might assume the artist uses a computer to render the exacting angles and three-dimensional illusions. And true, if you were to recreate his intricate mathematical illustrations using software, it probably wouldn't take you long at all. But the craziest part of all is that Araujo doesn't use modern technology to create his intricately drawn Calculations series—unless, of course, you count a ruler and protractor.

The Venezuelan artist crafts his illustrations using same skills you and I learned in our 10th grade geometry class. Only instead of stashing those homework assignments deep into the locker of his brain, Araujo uses these concepts to create his da Vinci-esque drawings. In Araujo’s work, butterflies take flight amidst a web of lines and helixes, a shell is born from a conical spiral, and the mathematical complexity of nature begins to make sense.

He says perspective and angles have always come naturally to him. “When I was young I began drawing perspective almost out of the blue,” he recalls. “I loved three-dimensional drawings and liked to find out ways to locate dots in the space.” Before computer-assisted drawing, there were artists like M.C. Escher, who Araujo counts among his biggest influences. “When I first saw M.C. Escher, I was speechless” he says. “His artwork was so akin to my geometrical taste.”

Each illustration takes him upwards of 100 hours, and that’s if he doesn't mess up.

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http://www.wired.com/design/2014/01/insane-mathematical-illustrations-made-without-computer/?cid=co17920044#slide-id-405371

#amazing   #geometry   #complex   #handmade   #drawings   #maths   #mathematics   #awesome  
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  • Universidade de Coimbra
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