Math, Science and Logic Puzzles - for the "enginerd" in all of us

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MWJ december Puzzler

Rocket Launch

Why are the European Ariane rockets launched from the Korou site in French Guiana, South America, and not from some place in Europe where the rockets are built?

The Pzzls Eye Test

Close one of your eyes. Move your head close to the page and watch closely to the left circle if you closed your left eye. You should look to the right circle if you closed your right eye. Keep watching and move your head slowly backward while checking the other circle. What happens? And how is that possible?

Pole Vaulting

What is the maximum height a pole vaulter could theoretically jump? Would it ever be possible that a pole vaulter passes the height of 10 meters?

Day away

Sarah and Mike conclude that it is Wednesday. But five minutes later it is already Friday. How is that possible?

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