Monthly Archives: January 2012

Has NIF been retasked?

Have U.S. laser fusion goals been delayed by the atomic weapons establishment? In the news this week  NIF (National Ignition Facility) at  Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has had its fusion energy test plans slowed an unknown number of months, … Continue reading

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Keystone XL and the Quality Ethic

The year-old Keystone pipe line has intrinsic quality issues.  Cancel the  XL upgrade! Last last Saturday, the Lincoln Nebraska online news journal, the JournalStar, published an article by an engineering whistle blower, Mike Klink.  His point:  The XL initiative is … Continue reading

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Paul Wheaton, CFLs and Huh?

CFL superiority is tested.  Here is the report I ran across this blog post by Paul Wheaton, a Wyoming permaculturist (his main thrust is about agriculture that is fundamentally sustainable and permanent), decided to get financed and do some tests … Continue reading

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