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Old 01-12-2010, 03:32 PM   #16
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The fun thing about evolution (and science in general) is that it happens whether you believe in it or not.
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Old 01-12-2010, 03:35 PM   #17
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Old 01-12-2010, 08:24 PM   #18
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Again, both. Mad as a box of frogs (as Dana might say). But look at his work and weep for the beauty and the pain.
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Old 01-12-2010, 08:26 PM   #19
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Old 01-12-2010, 08:57 PM   #20
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Old 01-12-2010, 08:57 PM   #21
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Old 01-12-2010, 09:05 PM   #22
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You're totally missing the connection. Here, allow me:



From The History of Radar


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One of the hundreds of concepts generated by Nikola Tesla (1856-1933) included principles regarding frequency and power levels for primitive radio-location units. In an interview published in The Electrical Experimenter, August 1917, Tesla gave the following:

For instance, by their [standing electromagnetic waves] use we may produce at will, from a sending station, an electrical effect in any particular region of the globe; [with which] we may determine the relative position or course of a moving object, such as a vessel at sea, the distance traversed by the same, or its speed.

Tesla also proposed the use of these standing electromagnetic waves along with pulsed reflected surface waves to determine the relative position, speed, and course of a moving object and other modern concepts of radar.

Tesla had first proposed that radio location techniques might help find submarines (for which it is not well-suited) with a fluorescent screen indicator.
So, Tesla...Radar.

It was an eloquent transition. Without radar, what would the submarines do?
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Old 01-12-2010, 09:19 PM   #23
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Old 01-12-2010, 09:21 PM   #24
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OH hell, the submarines don't even know who Brianna is! Stupid submarines.
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Old 01-13-2010, 10:09 AM   #25
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Old 01-13-2010, 04:47 PM   #26
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Old 01-13-2010, 11:15 PM   #27
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sub is to sonar as plane is to radar
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Live a good life. If there are gods and they are just, they will not care how devout you have been, but will welcome you based on the virtues you have lived by. If there are gods, but unjust, then you should not want to worship them. If there are no gods, then you will be gone, but will have lived a noble life that will live on in the memories of your loved ones. -- Marcus Aurelius, philosopher and writer (121-180)
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Old 01-14-2010, 07:21 AM   #28
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Old 01-14-2010, 07:21 AM   #29
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