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Discussion in 'Chit Chat' started by jesse_us10, Apr 28, 2004.

  1. jesse_us10

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  2. Elbereth

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    That's pretty smooth.

    ;)
     
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    Yeah those NASA dudes come up with some cool stuff.
     
  4. cowofwar

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    Oooooooh
     
  5. Jakeman

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    it's shiney
     
  6. Kaeric

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    Ooooh...Gravity Probe B roller skates :drool:
     
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    I want one of those things to play with

    "whee!"
    *drop*
    *crack*
    <upon hitting the floor, perfect sphere becomes perfect sphere with a .002-micron dent on it>
     
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    Glad to see NASA is using their new mars budget wisely. :)
     
  9. cowofwar

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    I think it's for that einstein fabric of space test thing, not mars.
     
  10. Wulf

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    Either way... its uberleet :p
     
  11. MisterHalleck

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    ub4r1337 not uberleet
     
  12. Kaeric

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    wait...for what did they spend a ridiculous amount of money on this?
     
  13. jesse_us10

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    I did mention geek didn't.

    I know I put the link up there and started the whole thing.
     
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    It had to do with a gyroscope of some sort measuring some gravitational thingy
     
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    i read your statement before i posted, cow, but I am not to familiar with the "fabric of space test thing"
     
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    Imagine space-time as a big sheet of rubber pulled flat and suspended. The earth is a golf ball sitting on it, causing a small depression. This depression is the curvature that they are looking for. Black holes would be bowling balls...
     
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    oooh...I like bowling
     

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