Posts by: Henry Liang

They Said It Could Never Fly

There’s no way bumble bees can fly!  Their body is way too big, their wings too small.  And it makes sense because wing loading increases as weight increases (bumble bees are definitely heavy) and the higher the wing loading the faster you must fly.  With such small wings, there’s no way they can generate enough […]

The Pigeon Post

Have you ever watched Harry Potter and thought to yourself, is it really possible to deliver messages by attaching a message to an owl?  You bet it is!  Except not the owl part.  Pigeon posts, believe it or not, have been in use for over 3,000 years, beginning with the Egyptians and Persians and are […]