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I'm a Computer (Web) Programmer/Analyst based in Anchorage, AK and Minneapolis, MN. I use (among other things) ASP.NET, C# and SQL Server.

I build things. Bicycles, computers, websites, guitars, cars, motorcycles, sound sytems... lots of things.


Dec
14
revised A thought experiment with Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle
Added 'Edit' Section at the end, and corrected 'zero uncertainty'
Sep
24
revised What shape of track minimizes the time a ball takes between start and stop points of equal height?
Added edit that this answer is incorrect.
Sep
15
revised Lever Mechanics - How to formulate an ideal lever launch
Corrected theta definition
Sep
14
revised Could the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle turn out to be false?
Added clarification to question
Sep
14
revised Could the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle turn out to be false?
fixed spelling
Sep
14
revised Lever Mechanics - How to formulate an ideal lever launch
Updated PE_system formula to include starting position of m_projectile
Sep
14
revised Lever Mechanics - How to formulate an ideal lever launch
Updated PE_system formula to include starting position of m_projectile
Sep
13
revised Could we make a trebuchet that could launch objects to a stable orbit?
Added quicklaunch reference.
Sep
13
revised Would a rocket burn more fuel to get from Earth's surface to LEO, or to get from LEO to GEO?
Clarified what m_2 was
Sep
13
revised Would a rocket burn more fuel to get from Earth's surface to LEO, or to get from LEO to GEO?
Corrected mass of the propellant from LEO -> GEO
Sep
13
revised Calculation of Distance from measured Acceleration vs Time
Added sample excel contents
Sep
13
revised Would a rocket burn more fuel to get from Earth's surface to LEO, or to get from LEO to GEO?
Fixed initial fuel mass to launch mass
Sep
12
revised What is the most efficient machine for translating gravitational potential energy of one mass into kinetic energy of a different mass?
Added sample
Sep
12
revised What is the most efficient machine for translating gravitational potential energy of one mass into kinetic energy of a different mass?
Clarified Question
Sep
9
revised Could we make a trebuchet that could launch objects to a stable orbit?
Clarified that I meant into orbit, not escape velocity.
Sep
9
revised Could we make a trebuchet that could launch objects to a stable orbit?
Changed question to trebuchet
Sep
6
revised Could the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle turn out to be false?
Added an example from the EPR Paradox
Sep
6
revised Could the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle turn out to be false?
Clarified my question
Aug
16
revised What would be likely to completely stop a subatomic particle assuming it was possible?
Clarified title, phrased as thought experiment not confined to QM being true, added bonus
Aug
16
revised What would be likely to completely stop a subatomic particle assuming it was possible?
Clarified title, phrased as thought experiment not confined to QM being true