Engineering, science, technology, art

From molecules to gallons: Scaling up fuels created by artificial photosynthesis: Sabin Russell @ :phys.org
Ok so I’m a geek but I see this a neat and a form of artistry.

Self similar patterns, derived from nature’s models, provide a route to scale from meters to sub micron with features of self assembly and ‘natural’ scaling. Allowing fluids to flow in and out of a microscopic reaction site at macro-scales.

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The leaning tower of Dubai

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Tilt to last | In-depth | The Engineer.

Article at The Engineer, a UK pub, dealing with this exotic. It really sucks that all the really cool, Sci Fi cover ready buildings are going up in th Gulf or in China, I understand the socio-economics but it still sucks.