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Comment No support from me! (Score 1) 485

My early undergrad study was targeted to work in nuclear power. (Way back in the early 70s). By the time I graduated, I had a very bad opinion of the nuclear power field. It was later confirmed by working in related industrial fields. Storage of spent fuel and the downside of nuclear accidents has been graphically illustrated by accidents that have occurred over the last 50 years. Nuclear power should be abandoned! fos

Comment Re:Butterfly Ballot not Supreme Court decided 2000 (Score 1) 634

Actually, the democrats were only re-counting votes in heavily democrat counties that had already gone heavily democrat. The democrats were trying to steal the election using "Chicago" strategy. The whole "hanging chad" thing was a democrat scam. I lived in Florida at the time. Billiary is the joke this time around.

Comment Slide rule (Score 0) 45

Even when I took Nuclear Physics in the early 70s we had a reliable analog computer...the slide rule. I had already spent a fortune ($335) on the then new HP-45 but my K&E deci-trig-log was still clipped to my belt as a backup. In those days, many professors did not allow HPs since they thought it gave an unfair advantage to the students that had one. Then TI got into the game and all bets were off.....

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