Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Tie fighter vs X-Wing in solar winds

Given that space is full of energy and particles, i guess akin to waves in an ocean: would it be better to have a craft shaped like a boat/plane (ie. x-wing) or a equilateral sphere (ie. a TIE)? or perhaps at different times?

Note, i did search on the subject and could only find game geek knowledge. I'm trying to ask a legitimate science question.


Tuesday, March 20, 2012

They laughed at Eugene Parker til they sent probes to measure it

Like probably Columbus, Ben Frank, maybe even Albert Einstein > Eugene said comets reveal clues to lead to an idea of solar winds. Colleagues said he didn't know what he was talking about. They were wrong.

Is this possibly the energy involved in a displacement theory under galactic + universal alignment?

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Sushi for Idiots

in a reasonable establishment: I never fully grasp the diff, only had inklings
Don't be embarrassed, I hear commentary all the time on espn about how professional sport players sometimes forget the fundamentals of their own game.

1) Hand Roll - fish wrapped by rice - fits in palm of hand (cone-shape)
2) Roll - fish surrounded by circumference of rice - cut into 6 cylinders
3) Sushi - sliver of fish on top, rice bottom (1/2 fish of Roll, same amt rice, ~$3)
4) Sashimi - fish in rectangular prizm, no rice

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Why no 10-bit/5-bit computers?

I'm thinking that 8-bit was enough to represent most of the symbols we had and 32*32 was unnecessary. Maybe doing 's'-'o' would !not automatically sync in the human mind? (the proportion of alpha chars would grossly exceed the near-balance in hexadecimal)

Can someone elaborate for me?