The BBC, a long time ago, published an interview with the great British artist Edward Burra. https://vimeo.com/20763625. I have always loved his paintings of the Spanish civil war and its aftermath, his adventures in Paris and Parisian culture, and his lamentation of the destruction of the English country side. Most of his paintings are housed …
Cornell has published a series of Mathematical Biographies of a number of famous mathematicians. When I do history portions of my classes I have often referred here. It is worth a scroll for your favorites. Check out Krylov for instance. http://dynkincollection.library.cornell.edu/ http://dynkincollection.library.cornell.edu/browsebios
Trinity: the first four seconds. Oppenheimer later told journalists, “If you ask: can we make them more terrible, the answer is yes; if you ask: can we make more of them, the answer is yes; if you ask: can we make them terribly more terrible, the answer is-probably.”
Cutaway explanation of the O-Ring disaster within reports of one Prof. R. Feynman.
Apparently, laminar flow was traditionally called Hagen-Poiseuille flow, named after Hagen’s work in 1839. In 1839, Hagen saw transitional effects between laminar and turbulent flow, which would not be collapsed until much later through the experiments of Reynolds.