Engineering is not merely knowing and being knowledgeable, like a walking encyclopedia; engineering is not merely analysis; engineering is not merely the possession of the capacity to get elegant solutions to non-existent engineering problems; engineering is practicing the art of the organized forcing of technological change... Engineers operate at the interface between science and society. -Dean Gordon Brown




This is a set of photographs taken with the Schlieren technique. It is amazing. You should really try it yourself. It is one of the most beautiful things you will ever see. The pictures are good, seeing it live is incredible.