Tuesday, January 29, 2008
Monday, January 28, 2008
Thursday, January 24, 2008
The articles that are up at the moment do appear to be lacking in references to other (non-crazy talk) papers.
On the plus side, it does appear to be open access...
Sunday, January 20, 2008
Friday, January 18, 2008
I know this prime fodder for the achingly hip life-style geek blogs, but check this out: http://www.pinktentacle.com/2008/01/origami-spaceplane-to-launch-from-space-station/
If anyone wants to do the maths in order to calculate how fast this thing is going to get as it enters the atmosphere, then feel free to add it to the comments. Though I'm not sure this will be possible, what without knowing the weight of the thing and all. Erm, terminal velocity, how does that work again? Blasted physics...
The usual "get a proper job, this is a waste of money" twunts are making themselves known in the comments of the above link. As if all the knowledge learnt by the development, design and manufactuing of the "paper" plane will then be instantly forgotten and never used in anything they, the self imposed auditors of worth, deem useful.
Tuesday, January 08, 2008
I think it's singificant that it was the first thing I ever wrote for them: beginners luck and all that.