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- Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:59 pm
- Forum: News
- Topic: New John Goodenough battery with high (too high?) energy density
- Replies: 12
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Why? A simple probability calculation: How many battery breakthroughs a week do we have? How many find their way into a working commercially available unit? Your maths are a bit off there. The numerator should be “How many battery breakthroughs a week by the original inventor of the Li-ion battery ”.
If it is ejected at about the same time as the first stage, and has a parachute, why not a ramchute and fly it back to the launch site?ladajo wrote:https://www.teslarati.com/spacex-mr-ste ... rendering/
How to catch a fairing... try, try, again...
What about handing the hardware over to other scientists to allow them to confirm the findings and/or explore the concept further with additional experiments that might not have been contemplated during their original testing of the concept? I'm sure there are other people who would love a chance t...
- Wed Jan 31, 2018 9:41 pm
- Forum: General
- Topic: Comets can’t explain weird ‘alien megastructure’ star after all
- Replies: 29
- Views: 44870
How is this for speculation. There is a smallblack hole or neutron star orbiting the visible star and it keeps the orbital debris from coalescing. Then, on occasion, it gravity lenses the star light toward earth.
Mark Duncan, the fellow who cleaned up and posted many of Dr. Bussard's papers on his Askmar.com website, passed away on the evening of December 23, 2017. Mark did the Polywell an incalculable service by doing this. I have been sending people to his website for years. I have space on mine ... I sup...
- Mon Oct 02, 2017 9:07 pm
- Forum: General
- Topic: Goodbye Tension, Hello Pension
- Replies: 6
- Views: 15297
When I was retiring, I was setting up to become a contractor. I said, "I'll take month off then start briging in the BIG bucks". Well, that month stretched just a bit. It has been ~5.5 years and I find I LIKE being retired.