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A few photos

Dunno if WordPress, does something evil when it’s “crunching”. Of course it generates thumbnails then.

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A big manufacturer is bringing out a 192 megapixel 35 mm full frame DSLR camera

Can’t disclose my source right now, but a big Japanese camera maker has been secretly working on this ever since the first small sensor interchangeable lens systems by its competitors Olympus, Panasonic, Samsung and Sony started getting some market share. … Continue reading

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Fukushima status on Wednesday March 16 and what it means

Here’s my estimate of the situation. I’m no nuclear engineer but I know something… We use data from JAIF: And an annotated picture of a GE boiling water reactor from UCS: Now, using the above: At least half of the … Continue reading

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Fukushima, Japan, Information

Status of the reactors: JAIF, Japanese Atomic Industrial Forum: Radiation status in Japan: Radiation status in Finland: Radiation units: Becquerel is counts per second (particles/photons) A 1 GW coal plant releases radioactive stuff in a year that produce … Continue reading

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Iso-Haisu Flies to 2348 meters!

The Iso-Haisu (big skunk) hybrid rocket just flew, on wednesday second of March 2011. More info on the Haisunäätä pages. Done by members of SATS ry, Suomen Avaruustutkimusseura or SAFF, Sällskap för Astronautisk Forskning i Finland by its Swedish name or Finnish … Continue reading

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Why Do Bike Lights Have Batteries

They could very easily be pedal powered, requiring no charging or battery changes ever. Old dynamos resisted pedaling because of the old lamp technology, and the lamps also burned out often. No more. This seems to be a nice diagram, … Continue reading

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Movable Strake Front

Described by Barnaby Wainfan in the nineties: And in use in 2010 (click to get huge full view): Here’s another view of the beautiful Sukhoi T-50 / PAK FA: All photos from Sukhoi.

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The Awakening of A Woman, 1929

This was twelve years after the revolution and looks remarkably positive. Also a lot of the cinematographic language of today is shown. Also features the Zeiss Tessar objective.

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NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver Interview

Lori Garver interview

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Short Pants, addition

You piled a thousand tonnes of icy feel yet we broke them with ten thousand of steel. Rocking gentle, and violent crashes dust to dust, ashes to ashes.

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