The Hubble Deep Field is my favorite of any image the Hubble has taken. They pointed the telescope at a small patch of sky where there was nothing. Literally, any telescope that had been pointed there had seen nothing to note on any charts, perhaps save for a couple insignificant stars. Then they pointed Hubble there… » 4/18/14 3:01pm Yesterday 3:01pm

Can someone drop some science on me? Why can you not fuse any element with any other element to just make whatever element is the summation of those two? Or can you, and it just takes way more energy? But why would it take more energy to fuse Hydrogen-Helium than Helium-Helium? Or have I misunderstood something… » 4/17/14 5:44pm Thursday 5:44pm

I'm not rooting for TUSCC to fail, I'm rooting for something better to take its place, but I guess that requires TUSCC fail, and I'm ok with that. I watched Daytona and Sebring, they were both farces. They had two months to get themselves sorted after Daytona, and Sebring was still a farce. Why would I bother to watch… » 4/17/14 4:10pm Thursday 4:10pm

CGI still cannot hold a candle to practical effects in at least one department: Explosions. When you actually build a real, detailed model, and actually blow it up (or blow up a full-sized thing), you get a lot more chaos, dirt, debris, and all-around realism than any current CGI can provide without a LOT of work put… » 4/16/14 5:01pm Wednesday 5:01pm

I answered yes to that question. Kind of in the sense that, yes, it would be a much more interesting day than sitting in traffic on the way to work, and would definitely "excite" my endocrine system. Not that it sounds like a fun thing to do so lets give it a shot. » 4/16/14 3:43am Wednesday 3:43am