The Universal Globe Spins in the Wrong Direction

What a geek I am. Here we were at Universal Studios Park in Orlando, FL to visit Potter World and the first thing I notice is the Universal Globe is spinning in the wrong direction. It’s the right hand rule. Curl your fingers in the direction of rotation and your thumb points in the direction […]

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A four hundred year old lesson for today

published in EE Times The competition is surging ahead. A few past public product failures are casting doubts on the ability of the company. The Boss feels under pressure to show the competition up, and he is pressing his product development team to deliver something that will blow the completion away.

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Mars Explorer MAVEN Makes Picture-Perfect Launch

published in EE Times “We’re on our way to Mars!” Dr. Fran Bagenal, spokesperson for the NASA’s MAVEN project team at the Laboratory of Atmospheric and Space Physics at the University of Colorado, Boulder, shouted over the applause in the auditorium on November 18, 2013. Fran Bagenal raising her hands in trump as the audience […]

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Science Fiction Convention has Other Worldly Theme

Take 5,000 science fiction fans, 100 famous authors, artists, publishers and editors, 300 dealers of science fiction and fantasy books and memorabilia, mix in too many parties and not enough sleep and stir for five days. What you get is the 58th World Science Fiction Convention, or ChiCon, held in Chicago, Ill on August 31 […]

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Engineer Has New Insight on Power Lines and Cancer Link

“There is a suspected correlation to 60 Hz electric fields from power lines and leukemia in children,” Dr Robert Ashley, a retired electrical engineering professor told a meeting of the IEEE on Monday, October 16, 2000 in Overland Park, KS. Ashley, a former professor at the University of Kansas at Lawrence and University of Colorado […]

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