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Re: What's Cool in Science This Week?
« Reply #633 on: June 07, 2019, 09:47:09 AM »
From a time long ago when Canadians... weren't... all friendly.  :o
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Re: What's Cool in Science This Week?
« Reply #634 on: June 07, 2019, 09:49:06 AM »
From a time long ago when Canadians... weren't... all friendly.  :o

We were always friendly... it was you lot that invaded us....  :knuppel2:
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Re: What's Cool in Science This Week?
« Reply #635 on: June 07, 2019, 01:21:11 PM »
We were just trying to save you from having to play Hockey all year.  :hide:
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Re: What's Cool in Science This Week?
« Reply #636 on: June 07, 2019, 03:53:05 PM »
You were just jealous because the only “sport” you had was baseball.  :buck2:
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Re: What's Cool in Science This Week?
« Reply #637 on: June 07, 2019, 10:02:45 PM »
At least the sticks we play with are straight and not bent at the bottom.  :coolsmiley:  And in baseball there are no Penalty Boxes. We settle our differences with a good, old fashion brawl.
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Re: What's Cool in Science This Week?
« Reply #638 on: June 12, 2019, 09:37:30 AM »
Not cool but very hot :

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In the NIST setup, a waterproof camera sits in a liquid-filled bulb made of heat-resistant glass.

Because it takes time to set up this system, Hoehler can only use it when he knows he has two to three hours before a fire reaches his site. For example, because the blaze at the New Jersey Pine Barrens was a “prescribed burn” (deliberately set to help with forest management), the fire service was able to tip off NIST team members well before the fire started. This gave the researchers plenty of time to set up their equipment and bury the water tank.




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Re: What's Cool in Science This Week?
« Reply #640 on: Yesterday at 08:15:50 AM »
That is cool. Thanks for the story.  O0
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