* Posts by nemecystt

3 posts • joined 13 Jul 2021

Arms not long enough to reach the plug socket? Room-wide wireless charging is on the way

nemecystt

Re: Inverse square law

Inverse square law applies to a single point source. Multiple plates on multiple walls gives you quite a different result. Consider the electric field between the plates of a capacitor. Besides the fringing around the edges, it is uniform.

NASA signs $1bn deal with Northrop Grumman to build studio apartment in lunar orbit with room for 3 vehicles

nemecystt

Look up "mascons"

nemecystt

Orbital decay also happens with fairly close Moon orbits because of "mascons" - irregular concentrations of mass within the Moon. This was learned fairly early on in the Apollo program.

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