Category: Solar System Colonization

Comment on Google Engineer on His Sentient AI Claim and Elon Musk AI and Twitter

Google Engineer on His Sentient AI Claim – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgCUn4fQTsc This issue of “a few people making the decisions” affects all software and business processes that have been automated – completely or partially. A company that always treats a topic in one way, or tries to, introduced a bias in its interactions with the rest of
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Comment on Comment – Supernova near the earth 2.5 M years ago

Where do the elements come from? Nucleosynthesis in stellar environments at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6C-F7afeupw Interesting. (“fe60” OR “al36”) “supernova” has 6170 entry points (Google, 26 Jun 2022) and fairly rich in particulars Interstellar 60 Fe on the Surface of the Moon at https://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.116.151104 Limits on Supernova-Associated Fe 60 / Al 26 Nucleosynthesis Ratios from Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Measurements
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Update to Solar System Gravimetry and Gravitational Engineering

Everyone, I am including this as an update to this project because the routine laboratory and wide area measurement of the speed of the gravitational potential is critical to all the groups working together. You HAVE to be able to measure the signals at high enough sampling rates to get good correlations and comparisons. For
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What is the ratio of nuclear to gravitational energy for the sun during its whole life cycle?

David, I was starting to read “Submillimetre Astronomy” by Watt and Webster and they were talking about molecular clouds. They mention the magnetic energy density being approximately equal to the kinetic energy density, then talked about a cascade of scales.  It has been on my mind to check how much nuclear energy in generated in
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Comment to All Sky Camera group

https://www.facebook.com/groups/172438633343696 Can someone tell me the current best all sky set up? I was thinking of one that had zoom from all sky to 30x. Any suggestions. Thanks. I was looking at PTZ low light security cameras. Dan Bush Thank you. Your picture gallery is filled with beautiful images. I searched fro Hikvision cameras and
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Comment on Houston Astronomical Society website and practices

Debbie, First, your novice videos should be globally public on your website.  Either HAS is an organization devoted to all people knowing about the sky and heavens, or not.  Share openly.  If there are things specific to secure gatherings at private places, those should not be shared, but minimized or separate.  I tell groups like
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Comment on Nuclear Desalination Report

http://Article Nuclear Desalination: A State-of-the-Art Review Thank you for putting this together. This is a clear, and fairly complete, review of the issues, economics, performance and maintenance of nuclear desalination processors. I just wish that each site’s operational, financial and social impacts were public on the Internet in a form for comparison and optimization. Encouraging
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Mars and moon and space need atomic power – shipping to Mars example

SpaceX Starship can return from Mars without surface refilling at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u55zpE4r-_Y The engineering design and manufacturing costs for atomic power are a lot less than the cost of hauling chemical or solar panels to Mars. Do the numbers and see what it is worth to spend on lightweight atomic power units and technologies. A few ten
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Comment on Earthquake Seismograph Using Bismuth Magnetic Levitator – about state of the art in low cost gravitational detector arrays

Earthquake seismograph using bismuth magnetic levitator as sensor at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIANNzpec7Y Tomislav Stimac, The “standard” still for accelerometers is the small but global network of super conducting gravimeters (SGs). They use liquid helium cooled niobium magnetically levitated spheres as the test mass. The sensitivity is about 0.1 nanometers per second squared (nm/s2) at 1 sample per second.
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Comment on Hubble vs Amateur Astrophotography

Hubble vs. Amateur Astrophotographer (27 Aug 2021) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QcJaD9klDc I had to look a bit, but eventually found a description of the camera and exposure for that original image of “Pillars of Creation” at https://hubblesite.org/mission-and-telescope/mission-timeline#h4-deab74a9-f038-4a74-9313-425d13e71747 with more detail at https://hubblesite.org/contents/news-releases/1995/news-1995-44.html then some images at https://hubblesite.org/contents/media/images/1995/44/351-Image.html?news=true Like usual, Hubble media people dominate sharing on their site,
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