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Comment Re:Bring back WUXGA+ 1920x1200 (Score 1) 94

I had 2 old Dell Precision M4300 with 1920x1200 displays - those were beautiful. One is now dead but the other still serving my daughter. An 18yo's eyesight allows for really small font sizes being used, so the number of facebook posts being shown at once is incredible (she does lots of work on the laptop too, to give her credit she deserves)

Comment Re:oh jeez. (Score 1) 140

... Helium .. has roughly half of the lifting capacity of Hydrogen....

not really, the "lifting capacity" is from the difference in mass between lifting gas and surrounding air. Air is ~29 g/mol, so the ratio of lifting capacity of H2:He is

[(29 - 2) / 29] : [(29 - 4) / 29] = 27/25,

works out at 8% difference. The containment vessel's weight is typically more significant than the gas itself in a lighter-than-air craft.

Balloons with He3 give only 3% more lift than He4, lunacy!

"Consider a spherical bear, in simple harmonic motion..." -- Professor in the UCB physics department