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by Nanos
Sat May 30, 2009 9:13 am
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Archived - Kitchenaid fusor first light
Replies: 13
Views: 9237

Re: Kitchenaid fusor first light

Where did you get that particular shaped salad bowl ?

(And how much was it!)
by Nanos
Thu May 07, 2009 8:05 pm
Forum: Fusion --- Past, Present, and Future
Topic: ultra-dense deuterium
Replies: 7
Views: 6510

Re: ultra-dense deuterium

I wasn't sure if the article was just badly written/translated, or they was talking about a new type of deuterium.
by Nanos
Sun Dec 07, 2008 11:41 am
Forum: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: fusor cost and limitations
Replies: 12
Views: 4679

Re: fusor cost and limitations

Whilst no expert, I can answer briefly what I know so far;

Cost, budget $2,000 would be a good starting point, you can do it for less if you work hard though.

Yes radiation shielding is needed.

Not a known practical energy source at this time.
by Nanos
Thu Dec 04, 2008 6:05 am
Forum: Neutrons, Radiation, and Detection (& FAQs)
Topic: CR-39
Replies: 4
Views: 3941

Re: cloud chambers

<r>Talking of cloud chambers, I remember seeing a demo of one on television when I was younger, the BBC2 Royal Institution Christmas Lectures in 1993, which via a quick search of the internet, is now available to watch:<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=8-iBZnhKixI">http://uk.youtub...
by Nanos
Sat Nov 15, 2008 6:56 am
Forum: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Another Starting Question
Replies: 22
Views: 4999

Re: Another Starting Question

<t>Every waking moment that your not studying something else or working that is <br/> <br/> Discipline is rather an old fashioned concept not employed much these days I notice, with it you can achieve much which you set out to do, so if you was to train yourself like martial arts folk do with a 10 w...
by Nanos
Sat Nov 15, 2008 6:52 am
Forum: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Another Starting Question
Replies: 22
Views: 4999

Re: Another Starting Question

<t>It maybe wise to get yourself in the queue for bits N pieces, otherwise some other student will nab the bits you want!<br/> <br/> I would tend to say that having an advantage over others because you did more homework is generally what life is about, you win by simply working harder and longer tha...
by Nanos
Fri Nov 14, 2008 7:00 am
Forum: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Another Starting Question
Replies: 22
Views: 4999

Re: Another Starting Question

It would also be great to have daily updates either here or on a blog so we can all keep an eye on how well things are going. (Even youtube videos might be nice..)
by Nanos
Fri Nov 14, 2008 6:58 am
Forum: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Another Starting Question
Replies: 22
Views: 4999

Re: Another Starting Question

> That for each thing we learn we realize how much less we know.

This I'd say is a particularly important wisdom.

(And is one reason I love hanging around old folk, as they tend to know a lot of them )
by Nanos
Fri Nov 14, 2008 6:54 am
Forum: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Another Starting Question
Replies: 22
Views: 4999

Re: Another Starting Question

<t>Whilst we wait for those with greater experience than I to come up with some man-hour figures, I might suggest 500 hours to be a rough estimate, so if you and your partner put in 4 hours each per day for 10 weeks...<br/> <br/> I'd say any project is going to be difficult, no matter what you choos...

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