Cloud in a bottle

MORE PICTURES TO BE ADDED METEOROLOGY Making your own small clouds with a hard squeeze: A plastic bottle, a bit of water, and a match will lead you to appreciate how some clouds form. If you have a thermocouple thermometer, you can dig a bit further. Here’s the link for Read more…

test MT to image

Converting MathType equations to images: Kutools converted very few equations to images! Saving a docx as html had the same problem. Then I simply copied any MT equation, pasted it in a docx like this one, and pasted it in with the 4th choice, as image! The choice icon looks Read more…

Test hi-res2

Sidebar. The Hertzsprung-Russell diagram of star temperature and luminosity Stars vary dramatically in color and brightness: Sagittarius Star Cluster. credit: Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/STScI/NASA Untold numbers of observations of stars show distinctive regularities in their attributes. Many of the stars cluster along a line called the Main Sequence when their Read more…

Test Word pix

Sidebar. The Hertzsprung-Russell diagram of star temperature and luminosity Stars vary dramatically in color and brightness: Sagittarius Star Cluster. credit: Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/STScI/NASA Untold numbers of observations of stars show distinctive regularities in their attributes. Many of the stars cluster along a line called the Main Sequence when their Read more…

Spinlaunch is demonstrably impossible

An investment in an impractical technology Summary of the impracticality of Spinlaunch The New Mexico Spaceport (https://www.spaceportamerica.com/), funded by taxpayers, started with Virgin Galactic’s space tourism entity as its anchor tenant. It has gained other tenants, thought not yet economically sustainable; space tourism may start in late 2019. One new Read more…

Smart Water?

Posted 11 December 2017. Smart water: ads As our son, David reported reading: “If you’re paying $4 a bottle for smart water, it’s not working!” Start with the cost.  Tap water averages about $2 per 1,000 gallons, which is enough to fill Can it be any better than tap water?   Read more…