This is the first I've heard f it. Could it be that it hasn't had the broad impact they hoped it would because people don't know about it?
Isn't the difference in freezing/melting point based on pressure true of many, if not most or all, chemicals? In my chemistry class we learned that measurements were generally taken at STP (standard temperature and pressure). I have looked at ten or so web pages, and I found "The term allotropy is usually only used for elements. In the case of compounds, the analogous term would be isomers." So water doesn't have allotropes. Also, according to Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ice#Phases), "Ice may be any one of the 15 known crystalline phases of water.". If that's what you were referring to, there are 15, not dozens. I could find no reference to pH -- point me, please? Thanks.
The MSDS for water (http://www.jtbaker.com/msds/englishhtml/w0600.htm) says the freezing/melting point and pH are "not available". I think I know those numbers -- doesn't everybody?
If your airplane cabin developed a hole and depressurized, wouldn't you be blown out, rather than sucked out?
I saw a replica at the Computer History Museum demonstrating how it worked, but I wouldn't say it was actually used any more.
His lawyer? Probably the reason he's in prison is that he had a public defender, and those guys are way too busy to mess with complaints over what games inmates are allowed to play..
When you ignore the justice system and do whatever you want, isn't that contempt of court (or criminal behavior, depending who's doing it and when)?
As far as I know, he can't buy a hollowed out volcano; I certainly haven't heard of one for sale. A luxury submarine, on the other hand, can be purchased on the open market (albeit for a price that mere mortals like you and I can't afford), and I think it would be obscenely cool to own one.
I have two words for Larry Page: luxury submarine.
I'd seen "Wikipedian" as a noun, but as an adjective it's new on me. I wonder if/when it will make it into a dictionary? Not so unthinkable: "Lilliputian" is in there!
Typography has en spaces and em spaces. I think there should be more space between sentences than there is between words, so I use two spaces. I might be convinced to use one if the one could be an em space. It definitely annoys me when I type two spaces and the software decides that there should be one. It annoys me when computers decide to fix my spelling, too: I spell better than computers do. Which reminds me: I also think there should be two spaces (or an em space) after colons.
Note: single spacing in this posting is under protest. Single spacing may seem to be much more popular than it is, because it only takes one programmer (or his/her boss) to override the preferences of many, many people.
When I saw "Bomb-Proof", I was hoping for radiation and heat shielding. in the Bay Area, WMDs worry me more than conventional bombs.
I wonder if the amount of pollution generated by spam has exceeded the amount generated by junk mail, and if so, by how much?