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    09-28-2022, 03:27 PM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread Dart and Dimorphos in The Bilge
    I just read a short article, http://sciencealert.com/we-might-have-underestimated-the-size-of-the-asteroid-behind-earths-largest-crater that says new...
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    09-27-2022, 11:04 AM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread Annoying truths in The Bilge
    Now you're just showin off.
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    09-27-2022, 10:43 AM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread Annoying truths in The Bilge
    Another way to think about this. Take the circumference of the Earth and make a square big enough to accomodate it, put the rope on the outside of...
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    09-26-2022, 05:40 PM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread Annoying truths in The Bilge
    Start with the rope on a spool, big enough to hold twenty-four thousand miles of rope, on a station in orbit above the equator. Use on board rockets...
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    09-26-2022, 05:27 PM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread POLITICAL Memes in The Bilge
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    09-26-2022, 05:11 PM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread Dart and Dimorphos in The Bilge
    Watch live at this link to NPR's website: http://sciencealert.com/a-nasa-spacecraft-will-collide-with-an-asteroid-on-monday-watch-live-here
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    09-26-2022, 01:12 PM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread Cosmos reboot in The Bilge
    And the Voyagers were launched forty some years ago when a computer with a whole megabyte of memory was state-of-the-art, and the only way to phone...
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    09-26-2022, 11:48 AM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread Annoying truths in The Bilge
    Go ahead and give it a tug, then get back to us, Atlas.
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    09-26-2022, 11:42 AM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread Cosmos reboot in The Bilge
    And yet we're getting data back from Webb and Hubble, frinstance, that includes seismology and acoustic signals—sound—from the stars in distant...
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    09-26-2022, 07:42 AM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread Trump is Toast in The Bilge
    ftfy
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    09-26-2022, 07:40 AM
    Jim Mahan started a thread Cosmos reboot in The Bilge
    Grateful to whomever it was here who pointed out some time back that there is already a Cosmos reboot, narrated and hosted by Neil DeGrasse Tyson. I...
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    09-25-2022, 01:49 PM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread Trump is Toast in The Bilge
    Oooh, hey, guys, looky. I made a singing metaphor! I’m happy as two clams in a peapod. Someone lend me a hand with this derailleur.
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    09-25-2022, 11:57 AM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread Omfg in The Bilge
    I appreciate why trains have that loud horn, but it's still annoying when they lean on it, for like thirty seconds, at three in the morning. We live...
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    09-25-2022, 11:45 AM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread Trump is Toast in The Bilge
    It’s not like if Biden were to pardon him the Rs would then suddenly be decent to Biden. Besides, Biden knows Shirley that were trmp to somehow be...
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    09-24-2022, 11:36 AM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread Omfg in The Bilge
    Which is why I think not only should cops be recruited from the general population, but that every citizen should be compelled to do a term as a cop....
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    09-24-2022, 10:42 AM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread Omfg in The Bilge
    From a psychological POV it's almost understandable. At almost every railroad crossing, at most times of the day, on any day, there are no trains and...
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    09-24-2022, 07:11 AM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread Omfg in The Bilge
    They're only trying to justify chasing her car after the alleged road rage incident. This is another example of why ACAB. They were punishing her for...
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    09-24-2022, 06:51 AM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread Trump is Toast in The Bilge
    Let me flesh out that sentiment a bit, Jay, if you don't mind. I'm starting to get a little ticked off, and impatient with the nips at Biden's...
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    09-23-2022, 08:17 PM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread Omfg in The Bilge
    FFS. The idiot who stopped the cruiser on the RR track should be in jail, charged with dereliction and negligent homocide and the other cops on scene...
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    09-23-2022, 12:12 PM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread It Must Be Fall in The Bilge
    Fallen oak leaves, brown and somewhat curled, bear a resemblance to small dog turds. When the yard is covered with the former, the latter become...
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    09-23-2022, 09:51 AM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread Bumper stickers in The Bilge
    Right after the SCOTUS bit the let loose the furor over Roe, my Wife bought a sticker and placed it on the back of Her SUV. A white outline of a...
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    09-22-2022, 05:12 PM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread Remarkable Endurance in The Bilge
    Monarch butterflies migrate, one way, three thousand miles from northern US and Canada to southern Mexico.
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