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1501 – Cardano – bio

Girolamo Cardano was born in northern Italy in 1501 and was a mathematician. His father was a lawyer who also gave university lectures on geometry and was consulted by Leonardo Da Vinci on the subject. Cardano indulged in gambling which enhanced his understanding of probability. The gambling habit also wrecked his personal life and earned […]

Super Hard Cubic Aluminum

Aluminum oxide (Al2-O3) in it’s crystalline form is known as corundum and is second to diamond on the hardness scale. When it includes traces of chromium, creating a red color, it is called ruby and with traces of chromium, titanium, iron or other elements creating other colors, it is called sapphire. Creating the Heart of […]