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by dweigert
Mon Jul 14, 2008 9:01 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: Possible wiffle-ball analytical solution
Replies: 88
Views: 40615

OpenOffice.org has a Math/equation package..
by dweigert
Wed Jul 09, 2008 1:24 am
Forum: Awareness
Topic: Grad School, internship, etc
Replies: 7
Views: 5961

Well, Some of the diciplines needed for this stuff seem to be dying arts. Vacuum tube electronics and design, heavy current electrical engineering, superconductors, etc. My Dad would have jumped at this with both feet, and probably built a fusor in the basement (he was both an electrical and mechani...
by dweigert
Tue Jul 01, 2008 8:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A test bed for bfr marine propulsion
Replies: 22
Views: 7322

If I'm not mistaken, a friend of mine who was a Nuc, was on the ship. Kevin Moezelaar is his name... 1994-decomissioning
by dweigert
Sat Jun 21, 2008 1:24 am
Forum: Theory
Topic: Vlasov Solver [work in progress]
Replies: 86
Views: 27925

That's why I invested in water cooling my beast. I have two dual core opterons in my workstation with copper waterblocks that keep the whole thing nice and cool.

Dan
by dweigert
Thu May 15, 2008 4:30 am
Forum: News
Topic: Picture Of WB-7 Fusion Test Reactor Available
Replies: 57
Views: 25397

Picture just changed, I'm seeing a beautiful shot of the coils and a Helium plasma. :D
by dweigert
Wed Mar 19, 2008 8:45 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: Virtual Polywell
Replies: 468
Views: 96331

Has anyone considered the Port3 libraries from Bell Labs?

Dan
by dweigert
Sat Jan 26, 2008 4:08 am
Forum: Implications
Topic: Spaceship Design
Replies: 16
Views: 11779

Actually, your ship would be better off being a a "carrier" that doesn't enter the atmosphere. That's what cargo shuttles are for. This way you can make the crew quarters the most efficient shape, and have lots of radiative surfaces to dissipate your waste heat. You can also have cargo cannisters cl...
by dweigert
Sun Nov 18, 2007 4:32 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: Virtual Polywell
Replies: 468
Views: 96331

Computing won't be quite the cost you think...These are for sale now: http://ati.amd.com/products/streamprocessor/specs.html 500 Gflop single precision, and can do double precision. Nvidia has a similar card (but can't do double precision.. yet) and you can put multiple of these cards in a single co...
by dweigert
Tue Nov 13, 2007 7:29 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Name that distinguished scientist (hirez)
Replies: 17
Views: 18805

I live approximately 2 miles from the spot that the photo was taken.. There is no trace of the site left. A darned shame.