Names aren't important. What is important is his current academic affiliation.
Shouldn't that be "Peace Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for Medicine and Physiology"
The Apple IIGS was a 16 bit machine, so it was really competing with the Amiga and Atari ST machines.Whether it was competitive is another story.
And when I read it on the Register I was told that it was "psychotropic."
The wine was flavoured with honey, mint, cinnamon bark, juniper berries and even mysterious "psychotropic resins", which might explain why people in the biblical era spent so much time spouting prophesies and wearing technicolor dreamcoats.
an interpretation which was omitted from the other news accounts.
Well? will this wine help you see things you wouldn't believe? Or is the Register seeing things that its readers shouldn't believe?
Gary North... Gary North...That name sounds familiar. But Why?
Ah. Found it.
"So let us be blunt about it," says Gary North. "We must use the doctrine of religious liberty to gain independence for Christian schools until we train up a generation of people who know that there is no religious neutrality, no neutral law, no neutral education, and no neutral civil government. Then they will get busy in constructing a Bible-based social, political and religious order which finally denies the religious liberty of the enemies of God."
"Don't try this at home" isn't fun. It's merely entertainment.
especially since shutting down the reactor is very easy to do (just drain the liquid nuclear fuel from the reactor)
But is that actually easy to do?
Is that something that can be reliably done if there was an earthquake? If the pumps were damaged?
If it's trivial, even in the most extraordinary circumstances, by all means go for it. But practical safety matters more than theoretical safety.
and Cray tried hard to design systems that were actually ten times faster than what had come before. Incrementalism wasn't his style. If that ten fold requirement required a hundred times as much memory, so be it.
The Cray 2 (1985) had 256 million 64 bit words of memory-- that's 2 Gibibytes in modern parlance. Of course, that's only 28 years ago, but if we ignore the hyperbole about one Cray 2 having as much memory as all previously delivered Cray machines combined, we'll downgrade that by one Moore Law cycle to just 1GB.
Thus, at least theoretically, 30 years ago, 1 GB was not wholly unreasonable.
That's an unusual choice.I would have used Mercury, or hot molten lead.
And it looks as if you don't understand how science works, either
I may not know enough about Kant to fully understand why Kantians were challenged by Relativity theory, but I do know that the philosophy of science is an unsettled field. Perhaps the best way to understand science is to do science, and not simply argue whether "a priori" and "a posteriori" are adequate containers for human knowledge.
On the other hand, you are correct, and I was in the wrong-- to the extent that the "invariance of light" relies on experimental data, it is a posteriori.
wikipedia notes that
is based on two postulates: (1) that the laws of physics are invariant (i.e., identical) in all inertial systems (non-accelerating frames of reference); and (2) that the speed of light in a vacuum is the same for all observers, regardless of the motion of the light source.
som nice juicy a priori truths for you.
The absolute speed limit (for particles with positive rest mass) is a consequence of special relativity.
Estuaries tend to have interesting ecosystems associated with them--Everglades, mangroves, etc that are also important in hurricane protection, among other things. What's the likely environmental impact of building these sorts of power plants?
You should write up that idea and send it into Analog