* Posts by oliver

4 posts • joined 29 May 2007

Gates loses 'World's richest' crown

oliver

Are you sure?

No way - the chimp goes or nothing DiViDeD

Space boffins fire up plasma engine

oliver

RE :all very interesting

Well bob it does say 'can' - and it was quoted direct from the website in question.

Wasn't really a case of posing - just bemusment - how about you?

oliver

re: cooling?

"A plasma state can be achieved when a substance in its gaseous state is heated to very high temperatures - tens of thousands to millions of degrees"

!

"The plasmas at the extreme temperatures required of a plasma rocket cannot be contained by any known material. Fortunately, plasmas can be controlled by a magnetic field."

hence the superconductor magnets - hence the cooling issues.

So will your kettle work OUT of space - ie on planet EARTH

Sony Ericsson W880i slim phone

oliver

m2 2gb

You can get 2gb m2 memory cards - m2 has 32gb max size.

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