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Mostly C++ programmer in Vancouver.
Specialising in image processing, 3d modeling, Lidar - I'm really a physicist


Mar
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awarded  Nice Answer
Mar
28
answered Can a burning laser be directed through fiber optics?
Mar
28
comment How quickly does air return to a vacuum chamber?
The pressure difference is just 1 atm in the case of vacuum and depends on the height of the water in the other case
Mar
27
comment How quickly does air return to a vacuum chamber?
physics.stackexchange.com/q/12580
Mar
26
comment Cancel the Earth's magnetic field
@endolith - does this mean science finally has a way to make crabs walk forward?
Mar
13
awarded  Yearling
Mar
6
awarded  Disciplined
Mar
4
comment Is it possible to avoid the radiation that caused the American flag turned into white on the Moon?
It would have taken from 1969 to today to get all the materials approved for use on a manned flight AND get EPA approval to ship them to the Cape.
Mar
4
comment Is it possible to avoid the radiation that caused the American flag turned into white on the Moon?
@KyleKanos = protons
Mar
3
awarded  Good Answer
Mar
3
awarded  Custodian
Mar
2
awarded  Nice Answer
Mar
2
answered Why is a wine glass shaped the way it is?
Mar
1
comment Why doesn't a nuclear fuel pool become irradiated?
@Maelish - except for a small amount converted to Tritium I suppose it would. In practice the volume of water is very large compared to the number of neutrons available and the water is replaced with fresh water regularly
Mar
1
revised Why doesn't a nuclear fuel pool become irradiated?
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1
revised Why doesn't a nuclear fuel pool become irradiated?
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comment Why doesn't a nuclear fuel pool become irradiated?
@dmckee - sorry I had remembered that the neutron capture of D2O was almost zero, not that the capture to make D2O.
Mar
1
answered Why doesn't a nuclear fuel pool become irradiated?
Mar
1
answered Shock Absorber - Bus - Not Uniform
Feb
20
answered Does the frequency of a vibrating substance like a string depend on its properties or simply depend on the agent which vibrates the string?