Maxwell’s Demon

El Cazador de la Bruja and Maxwell’s Demon   First released in 2007, El Cazador de la Bruja, can be seen as the successor to Madlax, and with Noir, completes studio Bee Train’s girls with guns’ trilogy.  In essence the story is one of discovery as the mysterious girl Ellis (the blond) travels with the Read More …

Mecha Aerodynamics

Mecha Aerodynamics Welcome, today’s class will be on one of the class off anime laws, specifically the one on mecha aerodynamics.   Law of Topological Aerodynamics, First Law of Anime Aero-Dynamics– *ANY* shape, no matter how convoluted or odd-looking, is automatically aerodynamic. (Darrin Bright and Ryan Shellito)   Aerodynamics for anyone who doesn’t already know, Read More …

Time Travel

Time Travel Time travel is one of the classic fantasy and science fiction elements to drive a plot or create a story. “But, uh, Mr. Meharg, doesn’t everyone already know time travel is bogus?”             Well, yeah, but that still doesn’t mean we can’t look at some of the science behind the topic, so today’s Read More …

Black Lagoon- Ballistic Trajectory PT Boat vs Helicopter

Ballistic trajectory or the Black Lagoon Helicopter stunt Welcome class and please get out your physics books as this week’s lesson is on trajectory, specifically ballistic trajectory and Black Lagoon.  No we will not be examining bullet trajectories from the numerous shootouts found in the show, but the infamous PT boat vs Helicopter scene.  For Read More …