Monthly Archives: October 2002

New stealth plane finally revealed.

It seems that Boeing has revealed one of their coolest black projects. Following in the footsteps of the U-2, the SR-71 Blackbird, the B2 bomber, and the F117A Nighthawk, comes the Bird of Prey.

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The 50 year battery.

Some fellows at Cornell University have come up with a design for what amounts to a 50 year battery. Their current version is powered by a radioactive isotope of nickel. However, the radiation given off by this isotope is only … Continue reading

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MIT OpenCourseWare Pilot Website Opens

In a previous article I mentioned MIT’s plans to launch a new website that provides free course information online. Enter MIT OpenCourseWare. This pilot website has around 30 courses that are now available online. And MIT plans to release every … Continue reading

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The sky is falling.

I ran across an interesting article about several fireballs that were seen in Colorado. One was spotted on Sunday evening, and the other almost exactly 24 hours later on Monday evening. They were travelling in (apparently) different directions, and had … Continue reading

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Happy birthday to me.

It’s my birthday today. A lot has happened over the last year. Some of it good, some of it bad. I’ve survived it, obviously, and I feel like I’ve grown up a bit more. Gained a bit more wisdom. Thinking … Continue reading

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Not for the weak.

While reading MeFi I ran across a link to a very educational and graphic video of an autopsy. I do have to warn you, this video is very graphic. It is not for the faint of heart, or weak of … Continue reading

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