December 21, 2003

Fusion Future

ITER is an international project to build a demonstration tokamak fusion reactor in the next few years. It's delayed due to politics, but if it is successful it will be the first fusion reactor to produce sustained power.

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December 13, 2003

The programmer as (starving) artist

The programmer as (starving) artist, by roblimo, is an interesting, if frightening, article.

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December 12, 2003

Math in Snow

Amazing sculptures; interesting mathematical objects carved in snow. See it all at (Also the home of the square wheeled bicycle.)
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December 07, 2003

How an Elephant becomes a Bear

In case you were wondering, Hal R. Varian writes how the stock market does better under Democrats than Republicans.

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December 03, 2003

Exploding Black Holes Rain Down on Earth

Black Holes are falling! Black Holes are falling! cried Chicken Little. The NewScientist looked up and sighed....

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