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by xhuzm
Thu Aug 23, 2007 10:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2352669

Hello, I'm (insert name here). Currently, I'm 15 and I live in MA.

I play chess and enjoy robotics. Also, you can find out exactly who I am just by typing my full name in Google Search.
by xhuzm
Thu Aug 23, 2007 5:36 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Linguistic strangeness
Replies: 119
Views: 23921

To add to the "ma" and "pa" discussion. In China, the word for mother was "nian," and the word for father was "de" (about a couple centuries or so ago). It was only after the Imperialism Age that "ma ma" and "ba ba" started to be used. My p...
by xhuzm
Thu Aug 23, 2007 2:43 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Traveling to the Center of the Earth
Replies: 16
Views: 3360

I finally found the article and the idea is actually quite different from what I first thought.

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2003/05/0514_030514_earthcore.html
by xhuzm
Wed Aug 22, 2007 2:48 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Nuclear energy
Replies: 545
Views: 89288

I just read this article about a new type of nuclear reactor funded by the GNEP and thought it was interesting enough to post.

http://www.popsci.com/popsci/science/691f6912e3022110vgnvcm1000004eecbccdrcrd.html
by xhuzm
Wed Aug 22, 2007 2:21 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Traveling to the Center of the Earth
Replies: 16
Views: 3360

I'm positive it was a mile long. I'm going to have to ask my father later about where this was found, but from my understanding, the report was only released less than a month ago.
by xhuzm
Wed Aug 22, 2007 2:13 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Traveling to the Center of the Earth
Replies: 16
Views: 3360

Well it's supposed to be imagined like a knife and a watermelon. The knife is sleek enough to sink into the watermelon and your force is just pushing it down (how much does a 1x7x5280 foot piece of iron way anyways). This immense piece of iron is supposed to cut through the crust, not the mantle sin...
by xhuzm
Wed Aug 22, 2007 2:02 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Traveling to the Center of the Earth
Replies: 16
Views: 3360

Traveling to the Center of the Earth

I was having a conversation with my father a while ago about getting to the center of the earth. Turns out there's someone out there that recently put out a report after doing many tedious calculations of how to do it. He says we have to dig a trench 1 foot wide, 7 feet deep, and 5280 feet long. The...

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