February 19, 2010
Guest Question Marathon continues with this really neat question (slightly modified) from Rogi ! What’s the story connecting:
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The Egg of Columbus.
The classic example of something being considered impossible till some one does it.
(1) is Tesla’s implementation using a metal egg and electromagnetic fields.
(2) is the monument in Ibiza dedicated to Columbus’ discovery of America.
It is thought that maybe the Columbus version is the first which borrows from the original event, though.
A competition between architects, 15 years earlier, won by Filippo Brunelleschi.