* Posts by Chris

5 publicly visible posts • joined 30 Jul 2007

Nobel-winning boffin slams ISS, manned spaceflight


Necessary, but

I believe manned spaceflight is necessary to raise public support by capturing the imagination. The ISS could have been such a great platform to perform science and possibly generate enough interest jump start zero-g industry.

Other than that, I concur.

USAF flying deathbot power-grab rebuffed


Four branches.

Coast Guard got sucked into Homeland Security. :(

Strap-on stealth jetplane for special forces


Highest flying bird


US cracks down on mod-chippers


What about foreign games?

Y'know, there are some great games that just don't make it to the US. Mod chips are how you can play them after you've BOUGHT them.

MIT in Matrix 'Crowd Farm' plan



Probably need to take into account the energy gravity will deliver when it pulls the foot + body down to the floor. Not sure if that's sufficient to account for the difference, but it's a start. I mean, MIT = SMRT, right?