It's not often that a person's life has the three-part structure of a perfect action movie. It's even less often that that person is a mathematician. That's why we need to really appreciate it when we see it. Enjoy the kickass action movie that was the life of Tartaglia
We're used to thinking of things as either/or -– especially when those things are panes of bulletproof glass and we're sitting behind them. How do people make glass that can stop a bullet one way, but let bullets fly through them another way? We'll take a look at the physics of bulletproof glass.