...Pathfinder's job is to prove the metrology.
To do this, it will try to put two small gold-platinum blocks into a perfect free-fall and then track their relative movement using lasers.
The intention is to get these blocks following a line that is defined only by gravity. To do that requires that all other forces that might interfere with the demonstration are removed.
This means, for example, carefully controlling the influence of temperatures and magnetic fields. Even the vacuum state will introduce "noise" into the system if some residual gas molecules are allowed to collide with the blocks.
The experiment has been designed such that disturbances to the blocks as small as just a few picometres should be noticed. One picometre is a small fraction of the width of a hydrogen atom.
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In theory, we can test the idea with a direct experiment, but the cost would be in the multiple billions
I'm not sure when facing the death penalty, that life without parole in a federal penitentiary is going to be that much more appealing
I thought your life expectancy on death row was longer than if you serve life without parole.
Looking at the name extension will tell you what the system will attempt to do with it by default.
If Windows does something other than open a file with
And it's also the "Content-type" header in HTTP that determines the how your browser will render the content.
Who would EVER put an expensive phone flat on a table???
No, I always balance mine on its edge. That's assuming there aren't any kids running around, otherwise I leave it on the floor. Idiot.
I'm not suggesting that running IE in a VM means it's not locked-in but it's pretty handy, even for Windows based web devs I'd imagine.
* Free as in beer, not free as in liberty, obviously.
I can also confirm that the Post and Load All Comments buttons are barely visible.
Also (I mentioned this below) no left margin inside the white container.
This is the same on FF36 and Chrome 40 on LinuxMint 17.
In fact if the comments section was the same width/margin as the summary above, that would be fine.