Re: Chem Lab adventures [was Re: JetPacks vs. AirCars]

Doug Jones (
Mon, 23 Aug 1999 17:21:20 -0700

When we had the 30,000 lb capacity LOX dewar installed at the test site for Rotary, all sorts of silly ideas passed through my mind...

Imagine what these maniacs will do with 10^26 watts from a dyson sphere.

It's gonna be *fun*.

Lee Daniel Crocker wrote:

> Taking a chemistry course ought to be listed as a hazardous
> activity in course catalogues. My father has always had hassles
> getting his military security clearance because three of his
> fingers have no prints--these having been burned off by molten
> sulfur in a chemistry lab. I was a bit clumsy with some liquid
> nitrogen once--fortunately it only broke off parts of my bell-
> bottoms and sneakers and left my feet intact. One doesn't just
> pass a Chemistry course; one survives it.

Doug Jones, Freelance Rocket Plumber