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by Sanddancer
Tue Apr 17, 2012 3:09 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Transit of Venus.
Replies: 15
Views: 3248

Transit of Venus.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/6b/VenusTransit2012-Map-2.gif/800px-VenusTransit2012-Map-2.gif Well, I for one am excited about seeing this one. The first of the pair for me (June 8th 2004) was a tad too early in the morning for my liking and I only managed to catch the last f...
by Sanddancer
Mon Apr 16, 2012 6:32 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Favorite home experiments
Replies: 590
Views: 475500

Re: Favorite home experiments

Came across this in Scientific America (I think) just last week. Copper metal suspended over acetone in a glass jar (wicks included to help saturate the air). The result is brightly glowing copper without (i need some convincing here) the acetone igniting. I'm assuming this must be some sort of cata...
by Sanddancer
Wed Apr 04, 2012 10:41 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: John Carter
Replies: 7
Views: 2885

Re: John Carter

Disney didn't want to use the the word "Mars" in the title because too many other movies with that word in the title have bombed at the box office. They needn't have worried, the movie is just awful.

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