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Henry Shrapnel – “The Modern Archimedes”

  His last name jumps off the page, much like the term shrapnel usually does when leaving an artillery piece. “Shrapnel” as defined by Merriam-Webster Dictionary is “a projectile that consists of a case provided with a powder charge and … Continue reading

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