Wednesday, June 29, 2011

This and That

Some random things that caught my attention recently:

5 comments:

  1. H-Z D-R: Lorentz forces varies as B^2. Bummer.

    http://staff.science.uva.nl/~frings/pub/explo_zylon.pdf
    06 December 2001, milliseconds
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electromagnet#Exploding_electromagnets
    1000 tesla, microseconds

    100-year spaceship. The genesis of this study is to foster a rebirth of a sense of wonder. Fire all the managers. Examine the subdivisions of inquiry,

    http://70.167.125.195:8080/100yss/callForAbstract.jsp
    Social advocacy needs a starship.

    In 1896, psychic and mystic Hélène Smith had visions of Mars and learned to speak Martian (remarkably similar to French). Detroit or http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0115683 there are no fluffy pink tutus for extended space travel. Traveling at 1000 miles/second, well beyond any achievable propulsion modality now imaginable, the 100 year spaceship will translate 0.0054 lightyears (including leap years).

    Professional management assures that an answer will not exceed its question.

    (No soldier is deterred by threats of his brain being emulsified. Aim at crotches.)

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  2. I'm going to register
    www.physicssince1980.disappointment

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  3. Hi Bee,

    Many thanks for the cerebral/sensory potpourri. The interesting thing I find about the visionary thought of others being that they not only have the ability to teach you new things about the world, yet as importantly new things about yourself. Like for instance that camouflage art where invisibility not being a matter of transparency, yet rather what may be unique and yet still indistinguishable from the background.

    “Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.”
    -Jonathan Swift

    Best,

    Phil

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  4. superstrings.cough.bullcrap.uncough

    gravitons.never

    MOG.wazzupwidat

    twistors.noQMinsight

    higgs.hiding

    CDT.whydoesntanyonelikemeanymore

    verlinde.money

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  5. There's an interesting psychological study to be done about the strong emotional reactions of some individuals to theoretical physics research, especially when said individuals have little to no understanding of the field.

    On a lighter note, the Asterix article made me laugh, but I'm also somewhat bemused --- it appears to actually be published in a serious journal...

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