[TAG] Hydrogen fuel (non-Linux)
Jay R. Ashworth
jra at baylink.com
Sat May 22 01:25:54 MSD 2004
On Fri, May 21, 2004 at 01:14:23PM -0700, Mike Orr wrote:
> On Fri, May 21, 2004 at 06:43:55PM +0100, Thomas Adam wrote:
> > On Fri, 21 May 2004 10:41:40 -0700
> > Mike Orr <mso at oz.net> wrote:
> > > Science centers and high schools are full of useless experiments whose
> > Que?
> I think there's one in London at the Millenium Dome. They're usually
> built as part of world's fairs, and then remain open due to popular
> demand. It's a building containing various apparatuses that demonstrate
> scientific principles. Frequented by school groups, the curious, and
And our local Science Center of Pinellas County, with the only
publically accessible 12" reflector telescope in town, and the Museum
of Science and Industry in Tampa, and of course Boston's Museum of
Science, which I grew up with.
> Our local one was built in the 60s, which explains some of the choice of
> exhibits. (Pacific Science Center: http://www.pacsci.org/)
> When I was little in the 70s, I just liked to flip the controls and watch the
> blinkenlights. When I was in high school in the 80s, the only thing
> that was cool was the laser shows (Laser Rush, Laser Floyd, Laser
> Beatles. There might have been a Lazer Zeppelin too. The 90s
> generation went to Laser Nirvana. :) I can only remember a few of the
> ROOM #1 - AERPSPACE:
> Space cockpit you can go in and flip the switches.
BMOS had a replica Apollo capsule. The switches didn't *do* anything,
but they did move.
> It's funny thinking back, how many of these demonstrations would be
> computerized nowadays.
But at the other end, BMOS also have what I think is the largest
Focault pendulum in the world. Something like a 50' suspension wire,
built in an atrium.
Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
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