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  • Key scientist sure "God particle" will be found soon

    04/08/2008 12:02:21 PM PDT · 69 of 95
    timer to Rebelbase

    “A man with one watch knows what time it is, a man with two watches is never quite sure...” Clocks are devices that use Kinetic Energy, from some higher to lower Potential Energy level, at some rate. Your dial setting is purely human-arbitrary. In England they have 5 or more atomic clocks based upon number of vibrations/sec to keep “accurate time”. Even they wander off from each other w/o a master/slave linkup. So the timekeeper there suggested turning all but one of them off to save cooling energy.

    Thus, you have to overcome the idea that there is an absolute “time” that can be measured. Time is a variable of Kinetic Energy release of over running/under running matter wavelength vs particle velocity. t=dKE=m or time is inertial mass or gravitational mass. Throw a baseball between your hands, you’re throwing matter wave force back and forth : accel is P>W and decel is W>P. Deceleration and weight are the same thing : over running matter wave Force.

    Einstein bitterly resisted DeBroglie’s matter wave concept(spooky action at a distance)and thus died in 1955 still not knowing what time is. DeBroglie’s equations : Lambda(wavelength of fermion waves) = h/mv. That means matter waves(half of your physical existence)are some 20 orders of magnitude shorter than your visual 4000 to 7700 A light wavelengths. You don’t SEE them, you feel them as accel/decel in your sense of touch(haptics), your body is your “time-eye”...

    DeBroglies equation for wave speed is U = C^2/v which blew Einstein’s mind, so they came up with this hokey group/phase cover story, and tried to make DeBroglie a “crazy aunt alice”, hopng he’d be forgotten, only vaguely referred to as the “wavefunction”. And hoping you’d think “wavefunction” meant EM waves.

    The “marriage” equation is E=mc^2=hw where h is Planck’s quantum and w DeBroglie’s wave number. For fermions this means matter waves as flux-linking explains faster-than-light linked photons(the spooky action)and why the sun’s gravitational attraction on the earth isn’t 8 minutes c-retarded, it’s .001655 sec at 9 x 10^16 km/sec.

    Matter waves, find a physics book and study up on them, they explain what time and gravity really are.

  • Key scientist sure "God particle" will be found soon

    04/07/2008 8:30:39 PM PDT · 8 of 95
    timer to mathprof
    Higgs is just tooting his own horn, it's all about money anyway. t=dKE=m=(W>P or WP and decel = W>P]. Thus "time" is a quantum movie because of the temporary imbalance between the 2 great languages of complementarity, the wave-particle duality. not-t=PE=M=(W=P) is the other formula. You can prove this quite easily : demonstrate a time event that is NOT a kinetic energy event at some rate. Or ask higgs to do it...
  • Iraqi government moves to sideline Sadrists, Mahdi Army

    04/07/2008 2:26:34 PM PDT · 8 of 16
    timer to Tennessean4Bush

    Al Sadr is a coward living the life of luxury in a foreign country, only idiots die for him...

  • Dubai: The tallest building in the world...and still growing (photos)

    04/06/2008 3:36:56 PM PDT · 67 of 89
    timer to yankeedame

    You are familiar with the idea of a blimp and tether line to the ground, yes? With twin blimps at about 1000’ intervals, flat platform between, you could build a tension tower up to 10 miles high; the tropopause. The tether line would be power cable, lightning ground rod, and elevator cable. The blimps, with 4 or more propellers, would fly into the wind maintaining a fixed position over the ground tether point.

    Best place to tether it : the equatorial doldrums with usually mild weather, although it could be tethered almost anywhere, the 50+ twin blimps are individual units that fly to grade with an on-coming violent storm.

    Compression towers like this burj pebble sway side to side in the ambient wind, this puppy would tend to move up-down with stretching tether lines. Icing and lightning(50V/m electropotential gradient)issues are the main concerns. This tension tower would be a test bed for the proposed space elevator concept.

    As one FR person opined, these arabs have more money than brains, a 1/2 mile high tower is a pebble between the toes of a tension tower. And it would be far cheaper to build. How would you like a 1/2 hour elevator ride to the edge of space?

  • ALAN KEYES FOR PRESIDENT: McCain sees nuclear as part of long-term answer [to oil dependence]

    04/06/2008 4:32:55 AM PDT · 31 of 51
    timer to Steve Schulin

    A couple of facts : US buildings use 1/3 of the energy produced, and it takes 3 KW in the power system to deliver 1 KW to your electrical panel. If every building in the US was super-duper insulated the demand for new energy supplies would drop dramatically. Also, fish have tapered tails, semitrucks have flat backs(thus enormous drag from turbulence), why?

  • 'Shining' In Iraq (Murtha and the Dems are apopletic)

    04/06/2008 4:17:17 AM PDT · 17 of 33
    timer to smoothsailing

    Al-Sadr’s army? It’s a real idiot who dies for the glory of a coward living in the lap of luxury in a foreign country.

  • Israel is still fighting for independence

    04/05/2008 7:47:12 PM PDT · 3 of 4
    timer to 2ndDivisionVet

    I will bless those who bless you, and curse those who curse you, saith the Lord to Israel. That makes a few blessed folks around the world...and a lot of cursees...

  • Live to 150, Can You Do It?

    04/01/2008 9:18:29 PM PDT · 21 of 79
    timer to traumer

    Such news sends shivers up the spine of the SSI folks. Someone opined that if you put all those 100+ folks in a million person city, it would be awfully....quiet...

  • Obama Is An Extreme Liberal Liar

    04/01/2008 1:23:02 PM PDT · 4 of 23
    timer to stevelackner

    In the end times, many false christs will arise, deceiving many; even the ELECT(orate)if that was possible. If you don’t know this obama trickster is straight from april fools land, the joke’s on you.

  • Savoy owner plans world's tallest building

    03/31/2008 9:41:15 PM PDT · 15 of 20
    timer to bruinbirdman

    One wonders if there is a german engineer out there who knows a compression tower is 180 degrees wrong. One could easily get to the tropopause(10 miles up)with a tension tower : twin blimps at 1000’ intervals around a central tether line, which is also the elevator cable. Blimps are no longer 1930s Hindenbergs, much improved in the last 70 years. So, let the saudis build their mile high compression tower, it will be a pebble next to a 10 mile high tension tower...

  • Save The Earth — Hug A Logger

    03/31/2008 6:47:03 PM PDT · 4 of 7
    timer to Kaslin

    Everyone switch to SOLAR ENERGY = go buy a chain saw.

  • Aloha Airlines Halting Passenger Service (gone under)

    03/31/2008 12:42:44 PM PDT · 19 of 21
    timer to Shirerwasright

    The dim-dem philosophy has long ruled in Hawaii, fueled by the seemingly never ending tourist trade and the BIG BUCKS that flow from it. Now comes the world wide credit crunch and that tourist trade inevitably dwindles. Suddenly the something-for-nothing Hawaiian dems wake up to the real facts, that their lifeblood is oozing away and they are a LONG way from anywhere, lost out in the middle of a vast ocean. Supplies run low, prices skyrocket; they have long since forgotten self sufficiency. How many people could Hawaii support if it was back to the pre-Captain Cook days? 911 and its drop in the tourist trade was a warning, quickly forgotten it seems.

    Then too, tidal waves hit HI every 10 years on the average, over the last 100 years. It’s been over 30 years since the last one. They DID have a recent earthquake/undersea landslide near Kona though...

  • Aloha Airlines Halting Passenger Service (gone under)

    03/31/2008 12:48:56 AM PDT · 14 of 21
    timer to BurbankKarl

    Pineapples gone, now aloha airline gone; all due to skyhigh labor rates in Hawaii, what’s next?

  • Obama HAS to Hate America or Lose 'Black Vote'

    03/29/2008 12:53:04 PM PDT · 15 of 49
    timer to Mount Athos

    SATAN is a house divided.

  • Top scientists warn against rush to biofuel

    03/27/2008 4:14:33 PM PDT · 61 of 61
    timer to ScratInTheHat

    Trapped vapor is a possible problem to be sure, I was thinking more like insulated panels, say 6” thick urethane within vinyl surfaces, being screwed onto existing exterior walls, over existing siding. Yes, you have fenestrations like doors, windows, hose bibbs, exterior electrical outlets, vents..but the point is QUILT, greatly increasing R values. Same idea applies to roofs.

    But it probably is all moot anyway. People involved with the energy business either have vested interests(more $$ from fuel taxes, rising prices)or a blind spot, busy thinking about new sources rather than sinks as thru heat being dumped into the cold winter night sky thru windows. It appears then that the world(of people)will waltz on to oblivion, never seeing the simple answers, like INSULATION; as they sit there with their pet cat in their lap...

  • Top scientists warn against rush to biofuel

    03/27/2008 12:26:39 PM PDT · 60 of 61
    timer to Vanders9

    Anything that adds insulation is helpful. I’ve also heard of vacuum beads(like tiny thermos bottles)that can be added to paint. It seems to be a local vs global problem. An insulation project at $3000 is too much for the local homeowner to handle financially and yet states have weatherization programs already in place, what’s lacking is political leadership by pols in big oil’s pocket(vested interests).

  • Top scientists warn against rush to biofuel

    03/26/2008 8:55:22 PM PDT · 57 of 61
    timer to mamelukesabre

    True, fat people don’t need heavy coats, volume to surface ratio. But tell that to deer, bears living outside thru the winter. They wouldn’t survive if not for those insulating fur coats. Massive apt buildings have their own problems, most people like to live in their own home on their own land, the castle/turf instinct.

    Thus exterior window shutters : operable, insulating, automatic-on-photocells at a decent price would save oodles of heat=money pouring out of those windows during the long winter nights. Then too, in hot climates they could close on the south side to prevent too much solar gain(less AC required). They might also be solar cell powered as you only need the motor for a few seconds twice a day. And too, there are batteries being developed now that are as thin as paper.

    Maybe then some insulation manufacturer out there is listening...

  • Top scientists warn against rush to biofuel

    03/26/2008 5:16:37 PM PDT · 54 of 61
    timer to ScratInTheHat

    It’s more complicated than that as you well know. If CO2 was the only culprit every scientist would agree on that as the source of GW. Obviously there are many factors in atmospheric chemistry and dynamics, where we should draw the line is where the liberal control freaks try to justify themselves as KINGS OF THE WORLD, algore being their poster boy. Really though, just adding insulation to existing houses would make a lot of this energy nonsense go away. Think of mammals and their fur-insulation, they are naturally smarter than homo sap pouring energy-money out into the cold winter night through windows/poorly insulated walls.

  • Top scientists warn against rush to biofuel

    03/26/2008 5:07:16 PM PDT · 53 of 61
    timer to wolfcreek

    Yes, we do live inside our boxes, however, w/o a full “fur coat” we’re akin to a short hair dog in an alaskan dog sled team : doesn’t last long in the arctic climate.

  • Top scientists warn against rush to biofuel

    03/26/2008 12:59:13 PM PDT · 50 of 61
    timer to wolfcreek

    Every little bit($1500 rebate)helps. What should happen though is a vast national effort to insulate homes/buildings. Cats, dogs, mammals are born with insulating fur, as are birds with insulating feathers; why are so-called genius humans so far behind nature’s way of handling heat loss?