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Old January 23 2007, 09:07 PM   #136
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But it's pinned, so it's not like it's going to drop off the page if nobody posts for a while.
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Old January 23 2007, 09:28 PM   #137
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kipron said:
I'm a 1st year PhD student working on refined methods for inertial electrostatic confinement fusion.

The dream is to give ITER a run for its money. We'll see.
What in God's name does that mean? Can you explain to the average layperson what exactly you are doing? Thanks!
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Old January 23 2007, 09:28 PM   #138
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TerriO said:
But it's pinned, so it's not like it's going to drop off the page if nobody posts for a while.

I thought it would be fun reference to technology, just came to mind. I'm sorry now
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Old January 23 2007, 09:41 PM   #139
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JonathonWally said:
TerriO said:
But it's pinned, so it's not like it's going to drop off the page if nobody posts for a while.

I thought it would be fun reference to technology, just came to mind. I'm sorry now
It's okay, that last sentence about the thread being dead just caught my attention, that's all.
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Old March 7 2007, 04:20 PM   #140
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kipron said:
inertial electrostatic confinement fusion

That's some great technobabble for a ship malfunction...

The transporters are down Captain! The inertial electrostatic confinement fusion sensors are offline!
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Old April 3 2007, 01:19 AM   #141
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Hello!

I'm a second year undergrad whose major oftens varies.

I absolutely love mathematics! I have been known to try to combine the theory of " volume of a worm hole" and the theory of holes on graphs using calculus. I do believe that when holes appear in an equation, it can explain the circumstances that create worm holes. Though I don't know if anyone else has ever heard of this???
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Old April 3 2007, 01:49 AM   #142
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Aldosgirl333 said:
Hello!

I'm a second year undergrad whose major oftens varies.

I absolutely love mathematics! I have been known to try to combine the theory of " volume of a worm hole" and the theory of holes on graphs using calculus. I do believe that when holes appear in an equation, it can explain the circumstances that create worm holes. Though I don't know if anyone else has ever heard of this???
Never. In my life.

What kind of holes are you talking about?

And welcome to the forum!
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Old April 3 2007, 04:30 AM   #143
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Aldosgirl333 said:
Hello!

I'm a second year undergrad whose major oftens varies.

I absolutely love mathematics! I have been known to try to combine the theory of " volume of a worm hole" and the theory of holes on graphs using calculus. I do believe that when holes appear in an equation, it can explain the circumstances that create worm holes. Though I don't know if anyone else has ever heard of this???
It's an interesting idea, but I'm not sure I'm following it properly. Please, feel free to elaborate!

And welcome aboard!
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Old May 19 2007, 03:43 AM   #144
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Hello!

I'm just completing my first year as a gymnasium student in Sweden. If all goes as it should, I will be going to Helsinki for a master's degree in Computer Science in a few years.
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Old May 19 2007, 06:10 PM   #145
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Welcome aboard, Kurtman!
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Old June 21 2007, 04:03 AM   #146
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Hidey ho! I'm an ex-system admin, English major, technical writing hopeful, and lover of sci-fi/fantasy. I ran a BBS for over 20 years in various forms, love roleplaying games but haven't played one seriously in entirely too many moons, and have very wide taste in music. Additionally, I just got married, had a week-long cruise in the western Caribbean, have four dogs, four cats, two finches, and six chickens in and around the house.... I think that's a good overview.

I'd say thanks for having me here, but that carries kind of a funny implication ...
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Old June 21 2007, 04:41 AM   #147
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Welcome aboard, Powdertoast!
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Old August 1 2007, 07:08 PM   #148
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I'm a 49 year old with a beautiful wife, a 5 year old daughter and a 3 year old son. I have a BS in Earth and Planetary Science with a concentration in geology and a minor in engineering. I'm just starting on a Master's degree in Engineering Management. I've spent several years working in the petroleum business as a well site geologist in the Gulf of Mexico area and here in the northeastern USA. After the oil business crash in 85 I moved to DC and worked as a geologist and geophysicist doing environmental work and eventually I started working with unexploded ordnance (UXO) performing detection and mapping. The UXO work has allowed me to visit Europe several times, live in Maui for months while working on Kaho'olawe Island, and has allowed me to help with landmine issues in Africa and Southeast Asia. However, now that I have a family the world trotting to the garden spots had to stop. So, I moved home to the Pennsylvania Laurel Highlands and now I'm working with a non-profit on geoenvironmental issues.
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Old August 1 2007, 07:37 PM   #149
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Welcome aboard, Nomad V!

That is a very interesting career you've had. I hope you find the forum as fascinating as your experience.
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Old August 16 2007, 06:06 AM   #150
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