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by rjaypeters
Sat May 19, 2012 11:47 am
Forum: News
Topic: Kodak secret nuclear reactor.
Replies: 10
Views: 7544

But it would be useful to check some of the badges against a known source of radioactivity.
by rjaypeters
Mon Mar 26, 2012 11:26 am
Forum: Design
Topic: Antimagnets
Replies: 8
Views: 14588

Support structures: "Revenge of the Nubs!" or less aggressive: "Return of the Nubs!"

EDIT:

And how could I have missed these?

"Revenge of the Nurbs!" or "Return of the Nurbs!"
by rjaypeters
Mon Mar 26, 2012 2:28 am
Forum: Design
Topic: Antimagnets
Replies: 8
Views: 14588

Fascinating. For Polywell applications, would this be a method of avoiding the cusps created by the close approach of the rings?* In effect, make each ring-generated magnetic field ignore the presence of the others? Confinement advantages? Structural advantages? Maybe not, we want current carrying s...
by rjaypeters
Mon Mar 26, 2012 2:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: Terraforming Venus
Replies: 33
Views: 9074

Stretch the imagination? Avoid the mess of minor planet collisions with Venus? Try a mini-Ringworld (really just a reasonably rigid hoop - enough to keep the hoop from falling out of the sky, Chicken Little) built elsewhere in the solar system and then made coorbital and concentric with Venus' cente...
by rjaypeters
Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:45 pm
Forum: News
Topic: reddit: We are nuclear fusion researchers, ask us anything
Replies: 553
Views: 84171

"Repent, Harlequin!" Said the Ticktockman.
by rjaypeters
Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Where is the US Congressional Declaration of War...
Replies: 143
Views: 19512

Where was Rep. Walter Jones, R-N.C. before Libya cranked up? "Congress Threatens Obama Impeachment If Syria is Attacked A North Carolina congressman warned President Barack Obama that any military intervention in Syria without congressional approval might result in impeachment proceedings. I do...
by rjaypeters
Mon Mar 12, 2012 12:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: Models Suitable for Display
Replies: 154
Views: 24077

And?
by rjaypeters
Fri Mar 02, 2012 12:41 am
Forum: News
Topic: Lawaranceville E-Newsletter
Replies: 826
Views: 285107

And slowly rotate the pins to keep a "sharper" edge toward the central electrode.
by rjaypeters
Fri Feb 24, 2012 1:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: What? No Outrage for Slaughered Syrians?
Replies: 22
Views: 2957

What? No Outrage for Slaughered Syrians?

Why the world isn't intervening in Syria
By Kyle Almond, CNN
updated 3:06 PM EST, Thu February 23, 2012

http://www.cnn.com/2012/02/23/world/syr ... hpt=hp_bn2
by rjaypeters
Fri Feb 10, 2012 10:57 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Recovery.Gov Project Tracker
Replies: 1822
Views: 899626

ladajo wrote:I really am gonna have a boo-boo lip if we don't see something by June.
If so, enough motivation to restart the FOIA request?
by rjaypeters
Wed Feb 08, 2012 12:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: And you guys thought *I* was nuts.
Replies: 654
Views: 46970

...The Japanese will have to find a way to deal with caring for an increasing number of elderly, but given their efforts in robotics I doubt a shrinking Japanese workforce wouldn't be able to grow productivity. Part of the Japanese efforts in robotics are to create the workers who will care for the...
by rjaypeters
Sat Feb 04, 2012 5:37 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Recovery.Gov Project Tracker
Replies: 1822
Views: 899626

Having only two supports doesn't look so pretty with this one: http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x367/Robert_Peters/6-Coil_45deg_Cntlvr_Pairs.jpg But this arrangement is tetrahedral: http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x367/Robert_Peters/6-Coil_45deg_Cntlvr_Pairs_Ttrhdrl.jpg
by rjaypeters
Sat Feb 04, 2012 5:06 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Recovery.Gov Project Tracker
Replies: 1822
Views: 899626

@KitemanSA, Something like this: http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x367/Robert_Peters/6-Coil_45deg_Cntlvr.jpg or this? http://i1178.photobucket.com/albums/x367/Robert_Peters/6-Coil_45dg_Twst_30dg_Sply.jpg Since there should be pretty symmetric forces (except for gravity), we might be able to use o...
by rjaypeters
Thu Feb 02, 2012 5:22 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Recovery.Gov Project Tracker
Replies: 1822
Views: 899626

Yeah, I bet Tom is probably biting his tongue right now, trying to figure out what he can say and how he can say that without breaking his NDA. Well...Tom is probably so hip-deep in lawyers over his previous unauthorized disclosure the WB-8 is "shiny" it wasn't worth the effort to post th...
by rjaypeters
Sat Jan 21, 2012 12:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: Factor X have we finally found the fountain of Youth?
Replies: 369
Views: 124379

Oceans! Given that most of earth surface is water, what about living in gigantic nuclear powered self-sustainable ships cruising forever through oceans? Sound like quite a fun way to spend all these longevity years... I have long thought humanity ought to move almost all of our population onto the ...

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