Gundams are not nuclear bombs

Gundams are not Nuclear Bombs   As a long time mecha fan I have seen many Gundam series over the years including 08th MS Team, which is a classic for showing how giant walking war machines would actually work in real world combat.  Another series that I happened to have enjoyed and that helped to Read More …

Noise Canceling Technology in Boruto

Ninja Technology in Boruto part 1- Noise canceling technology   The world of Boruto and its parent manga Naruto is rather anachronistic at times.  This is a world where you can have radios, computers, dirigibles, and even trains being used alongside ninjas that fight using magic and weapons from the Warring States period of Japan.  Read More …

How Puella Magi Madoka Magica fails Physics

How Kyubey fails Physics   Kyubey, the white floppy haired cat thing that everyone loves to hate, is an incubator, an alien species that is trying to save the universe.  So just what are they trying to save the universe from… that would be the Heat Death of the universe.  The heat death of the universe Read More …

Fairy Tail- Wendy vs. Sherria

Fairy Tail episode 169 Wendy vs Sherria Wendy Marvel the sky dragon slayer and Sherria Blendy the sky god slayer can as part of their magic eat air to regain their strength.  During their match in Fairy Tail episode 169 Wendy vs Sherria, the girls both choose to eat air to regain their strength.  As Read More …

Who is the strongest Esper in A Certain Magical Index

The Strongest Esper Power in A Certain Magical Index   Welcome class.  A Certain Magical Index and its sister series A Certain Scientific Railgun are filled with super-powered individuals called espers.  Esper is shorthand for a person with extra-sensory perception, the ability to use a so-called sixth sense.  This sense is information gained outside of Read More …

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 …