Amplified Parts Lollar Pickups

Amplified Parts Lollar Pickups

Amplified Parts Lollar Pickups Guitar Pickups

Science-y stuff

Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by circles, May 8, 2018.

  1. circles

    circles Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    Miscellaneous science stuff! Add if you wish.

    This week: This Week At NASA



    May the four fundamental forces of nature be with you.
     
  2. thomquietwolf

    thomquietwolf Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    Age:
    77
    Dec 2, 2010
    Peardale CA
    four fundamental forces of nature....
    Money
    Sex
    Drugs
    Rock and Roll

    Perhaps
     
    johnnymg, cappei, bassetman and 9 others like this.
  3. rolandson

    rolandson Most Honored Senior Member

    And also with you...
     
  4. Jack Frost

    Jack Frost Strat-Talker

    I was at Nasa a few weeks ago for a job interview. I forgot to take a cap (as it was snowing that week in Chicago and it was hidden in a cupboard) and so I got a sunburned head. :(
     
    abnormaltoy and circles like this.
  5. Tone Deaf

    Tone Deaf Senior Stratmaster Silver Member

    Age:
    67
    Feb 12, 2009
    New Jersey, USA
    Thom, I wish I could like this one twice ( or three ). Deep philosophical insight.
     
    bassetman, abnormaltoy and circles like this.
  6. Tone Deaf

    Tone Deaf Senior Stratmaster Silver Member

    Age:
    67
    Feb 12, 2009
    New Jersey, USA
     
    Last edited: May 8, 2018
    abnormaltoy and circles like this.
  7. circles

    circles Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

  8. circles

    circles Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

  9. rolandson

    rolandson Most Honored Senior Member

    Sometimes I think I shoulda gone in the other direction...
     
    abnormaltoy and circles like this.
  10. thomquietwolf

    thomquietwolf Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    Age:
    77
    Dec 2, 2010
    Peardale CA
    abnormaltoy and circles like this.
  11. knh555

    knh555 Senior Stratmaster

    Age:
    46
    Dec 6, 2016
    Massachusetts
    abnormaltoy and circles like this.
  12. knh555

    knh555 Senior Stratmaster

    Age:
    46
    Dec 6, 2016
    Massachusetts
    Monkeyboy and circles like this.
  13. Wrighty

    Wrighty Senior Stratmaster

    Mar 7, 2013
    Harlow, Essex, UK
    Over here that means something completely different...................I think
     
    rolandson likes this.
  14. rolandson

    rolandson Most Honored Senior Member

    Oh...
    No, not that direction.

    When I was laid off from the teaching position I held at a university in the early 80s I was offered what's called a 'limited duty commission' with the US Navy. I would have become an instructor with a rank of Lieutenant (which equals Captain in the Army). I wouldn't have been what they call "Command" something or other...being the captain of a ship. I just would have putzed with science-y stuff.

    Good chance that I'd have been eligible for NASA at some point, or perhaps even making Admiral.

    Spouse, who wasn't spouse at the time, wasn't interested in being what they call a 'Navy wife'. It isn't easy. So...i became an artist instead. Sometimes I ponder where I would find myself now had I gone that route. I don't regret my decision, but I wonder.
     
  15. Namelyguitar

    Namelyguitar Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    Jun 3, 2009
    Mobile Bay
    My metronome is nearly ready for space travel. ;)

    [​IMG]
     
  16. circles

    circles Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    JustABluesGuy and Jinx_The_Lynx like this.
  17. circles

    circles Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    Clouds Cast Thousand-Mile Shadows into Space When Viewed Aboard the ISS

    ...One of his favorite things to shoot are the shadows cast by clouds, something that appears surprisingly dramatic from space. Dense cloud formations can create long shadows that stretch for thousands of miles across the Earth’s surface as they eventually disappear into a black horizon.


    clouds-3.jpg

    clouds-1.jpg

    clouds-2.jpg
     
  18. circles

    circles Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

  19. circles

    circles Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    pigeon_thermoregulation.jpg

    PIGEON THERMOREGULATION

    A CT scan of a pigeon injected with the contrast agent BriteVu shows every blood vessel and capillary in the bird.
     
    Last edited: Jun 4, 2018
    Ditchgator, Otisblove and Monkeyboy like this.
  20. Mr. Lumbergh

    Mr. Lumbergh needs you to go ahead and come in on Sunday, too. Strat-Talk Supporter

    Jan 10, 2014
    Initech, Inc.
    Breathing is a good of analogy for this. Because there’s more landmass in the northern hemisphere, atmospheric CO2 levels change annually and are lower when its summer in the northern hemisphere as plants grow and bloom, and CO2 is taken in. The overall trend is towards higher average levels year on year, however.
     
    circles likes this.