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  1. russ_watters liked nitsuj's post in the thread Do you think ET life exists elsewhere?.

    I agree 100% with the distinction between human level intelligence & dexterity to that of the other life we know of being significant,...

    Nov 22, 2017 at 9:16 PM
  2. russ_watters liked CWatters's post in the thread Total Work and HP.

    If the "torque being exerted" is the torque required to keep it turning at a constant 15rpm then the input power is indeed about 263W or...

    Nov 22, 2017 at 3:34 PM
  3. russ_watters liked haruspex's post in the thread Total Work and HP.

    Yes.

    Nov 22, 2017 at 3:33 PM
  4. russ_watters liked Andrew Mason's post in the thread I A perfectly stiff wheel cannot roll on a stiff floor?.

    For what it is worth: the problem assumes an ideal, non-real, hypothetical situation but relies on an very real, non-ideal and...

    Nov 22, 2017 at 1:01 PM
  5. russ_watters replied to the thread Do you think ET life exists elsewhere?.

    Meh. I hear that sentiment a lot from scientists, but I think it is overdone. Making predictions is what moves science forward and a...

    Nov 22, 2017 at 12:33 PM
  6. russ_watters replied to the thread Do you think ET life exists elsewhere?.

    That surprises me; I always thought the uniqueness of Earth was a requirement and aliens a can of worms best not opened. However, I...

    Nov 22, 2017 at 12:04 PM
  7. russ_watters liked Ophiolite's post in the thread Do you think ET life exists elsewhere?.

    Hugh Ross is an astrophysicist and Christian apologist. His assessment that the odds of life arising naturally are essentially zero,...

    Nov 22, 2017 at 11:53 AM
  8. russ_watters liked RedDelicious's post in the thread Other How important is the master's degree in the USA?.

    I understand what you're saying, but none of your sources or arguments still support your claim that a bachelors degree isn't valued....

    Nov 22, 2017 at 11:39 AM
  9. russ_watters replied to the thread B Why does it take more energy to accelerate faster objects?.

    Some others have provided details of how power and acceleration can be related, which is ok, but I think for this question it is better...

    Nov 22, 2017 at 10:23 AM
  10. russ_watters replied to the thread Total Work and HP.

    You could say that, but nobody does because it isn't useful and can cause confusion. People use watts.

    Nov 22, 2017 at 8:42 AM
  11. russ_watters replied to the thread What Do Smart Phones (Partially) Replace?.

    Psychometric chart Ductulator Pipe sizer 3d measurement (related to but separate from laser rangefinder) Photo editor Emergency beacon...

    Nov 22, 2017 at 8:05 AM
  12. russ_watters liked phinds's post in the thread B Debate about how a light year can be used.

    Then you would be saying that the star will die after approximately 2.5E19 miles, which of course is just silly.

    Nov 22, 2017 at 7:49 AM
  13. russ_watters replied to the thread What to Do if You Encounter a Possible Psychopath? Report?.

    Ok, but that's a different part of the problem and can be dealt with by the means I described previously. That's a highly problematic...

    Nov 22, 2017 at 7:43 AM
  14. russ_watters replied to the thread What to Do if You Encounter a Possible Psychopath? Report?.

    This isn't true. If she's really a bad seed, then dozens if not hundreds of people have witnessed it. They don't need to have seen...

    Nov 22, 2017 at 5:40 AM