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    Today, 12:05 PM
    Yes, it does change people's idea on the term "Solid Ground".
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    Today, 02:46 AM
    I have done laser cutting using a 200 mw near ultraviolet laser. Near ultraviolet doesn't work as well as red for the same power rating. Safety is...
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    Today, 02:22 AM
    Tracking with my own seismo is over I'm afraid. Where I used to live was an absolutely ideal location for a seismograph. Dead quiet in every possible...
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    Today, 12:44 AM
    A 5.1 earthquake isn't something to write home about. Oklahoma isn't the earthquake capital of the world. That is just enough to really notice but...
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    Yesterday, 04:31 PM
    It should be in the archives. I am pretty sure I posted about it. If the images are too small let me know and I will enlarge them, if possible. I...
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    Yesterday, 02:21 PM
    This leads me to find something that others have already suspected and is directly associated with what I have been wondering about. quote:...
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    Yesterday, 02:09 PM
    By the way, an obvious name for what they detected is Space Quake. Yes, I know that NASA has that name co-opted but this is the real thing.
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    Yesterday, 01:56 PM
    Sleep isn't anywhere close to being dead. I dream nearly all the time I am sleeping. It seems to be a way my brain discovered to keep me alive. I...
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    Yesterday, 04:05 AM
    What we really need is space based equipment. It is where we can get rid of most of the interference and can use far longer laser systems. It should...
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    Yesterday, 03:15 AM
    The question about time during the "Big Bang" is a very good one. The current most popular thinking on that is the so called Big Bang took place...
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    02-12-2016, 01:25 PM
    There certainly is the possibility that the existence of intelligent life is extremely rare. This planet shows us two things, basic life is extremely...
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    02-12-2016, 04:15 AM
    Disregarding the ideas about maybe possible and totally different forms of life we should be safe in assuming there are more a lot like us. We exist...
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    02-12-2016, 03:09 AM
    quote: Everyone would still be so astronomically far away from each other that we would all be isolated from each other and all be wondering if we...
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    02-11-2016, 10:53 PM
    This is what we are looking at and this is just a tiny part that I took with only a camera and tracker. I have left it large so the stars are mostly...
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    02-11-2016, 10:34 PM
    But, we should be able to detect anybody anywhere in this half of the galaxy that has in our past acted like we do now. The radius for us to detect...
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    02-11-2016, 05:43 PM
    I hitch hiked across North America once without a reservation. I got to New York City ok.
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    02-11-2016, 05:33 PM
    Maybe... The concepts here are hard to deal with. I am trying to imagine the total and very sudden release of all the energy/mass equivalent equal...
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    02-11-2016, 02:16 PM
    Holy crap! I am reading about what they figure they detected. quote: The binary is approximately 1.3 billion light years from Earth, or...
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    02-11-2016, 02:05 PM
    They were small black holes and that is also very important. It proves the existence of black holes in the size range of maybe 10 to 20 solar masses....
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    02-11-2016, 01:36 PM
    Quote: ------------------ Gravitational waves, ripples in space-time predicted by Einstein's general theory of relativity 100 years ago, have...
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    01-30-2016, 10:16 PM
    Heh. The future is just full of surprises, especially now. Things are changing so fast now, far faster than ever before in recorded history.
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    01-30-2016, 10:02 PM
    Evan replied to a thread Backup software in General
    "Go with non encrypted, non compressed ... incremental" Absolutely. The last thing you want is compression and encryption to get in the way...
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    01-30-2016, 09:50 PM
    Evan replied to a thread ACME thread question in General
    As will you.
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    01-30-2016, 03:16 PM
    Evan replied to a thread ACME thread question in General
    Depends on the shear a lot. Some are much better than others. Most have problems in my experience. I didn't do much work in manufacturing, mostly...
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    01-30-2016, 03:07 PM
    Evan replied to a thread Backup software in General
    The G-15 was before core was invented.
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    01-30-2016, 02:57 PM
    Evan replied to a thread ACME thread question in General
    No, it will be little used, period. Using the back stop on a shear is a waste of time a lot of the time. This is where I had all my original metal...
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    01-30-2016, 02:48 PM
    Evan replied to a thread ACME thread question in General
    I presume the question is "does anybody else use this size for anything else?". My answer is "Not as far as I know but there is a great deal I do not...
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    01-30-2016, 02:29 PM
    Evan replied to a thread Backup software in General
    Yes, I know. I wrote my first code in octal double precision on a Bendix G-15. (vacuum tubes)
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    01-30-2016, 02:22 PM
    Use lubricant to cut metal. Yes it is messy but without it the blades wear out 10 - 20 times faster. With iron wax will work with bee's wax being one...
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    01-30-2016, 01:29 PM
    Evan replied to a thread Backup software in General
    My main machine runs Win 7 still and I haven't tried it yet on Win 10 but what I use is Sync Toy from Microsoft. It wasn't written by the usual...
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