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Comment: Wimps? Wimps everywhere ! (Score 1) 293

by brunokummel (#45284315) Attached to: Most Sensitive Detector Yet Fails To Find Any Signs of Dark Matter
from the article :
"... physicists are not ready to give up on the idea of detecting WIMPs. They may simply have a lower mass, or may be more weakly interacting than originally hoped....We have some way to go"

So former wimps are having a hard time finding WIMPs themselves? That's an interesting turn of events !!

Comment: Re:Really? (Score 1) 149

by brunokummel (#45034959) Attached to: Unmanned 'Terminator' Robots Kill Jellyfish

these are not normal Korean jellyfish, these are an invasive species, looks like fat american variety, but actually traced to the torpedo-tubes of israeli submarines lurking in Asian waters.

usnavy has sonar which repeatedly and consistently kills most whales within its range. this fact has been largely ignored until last week. mass-media prefers to blame dead whales on the Northerners and Japanese.

sharks are altogether a different problem

Gotta kill these fat american invaders!

Smile!! You're on NSA Camera!

Comment: Re:G-O-L-D Baby. (Score 1) 868

by brunokummel (#34950632) Attached to: I'd rather my paycheck be denominated in ...

Gold has no practical value. The only reason some people are willing to spend money on it is because they like shiny things. I would suggest that things that actually have a practical value (food or oil for example) are a better store of value.

oh come on! It's not as good electrical conductor as copper or silver, but it has its value! Not to mention that it works well as a reflector for electromagnetic radiation!

Comment: Moral on different parts of Earth. (Score 1) 586

by brunokummel (#31675558) Attached to: Magnetism Can Sway Man's Moral Compass
Considering the variations on magnetism on the surface of Earth, I wonder if the differences of moral in different regions of the globe has anything to do with the variation on the magnetism on the planet.

if it has, i'm getting out of here, unless of course a big earthquake fixes the problem!!

Comment: Re:Bad for Pakistan (Score 2, Insightful) 319

by brunokummel (#31563176) Attached to: India First To Build a Supersonic Cruise Missile

I doubt Pakistan can be happy at all about this development. It's one thing to have a nuke, another to be able to deliver it. This makes a first strike weapon from Hell. About the time you figure out the war is on....it's over.

What keeps them to shoot each other then? IMHO is the effect that a first strike would cause on the striker itself, for example, if India strikes first, all the islamic world will come down on India, and if Pakistan launches it first, all the rest of the world will come down on them. As it alway has been, Nukes are more like a strategy weapon than a tactical one. You only have it to be able to threat your enemy not to kill him.

If you have to ask how much it is, you can't afford it.

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