A hard science fiction thriller that revolves around quantum mechanics. Raymond Chandler meets Richard Feynman.
Friend of an acquaintance wrote this and is trying to Kickstart the funding to publish it. I might grab a copy for my brother, who studied physics and engineering in university. Or maybe I’ll get one for my shelf to make people do double takes….
I’m thinking Hank might like it too.
For 12 years, Harvard engineering professor Robert Wood has been trying to get a fly-sized drone off the ground. He and his colleagues have had to overcome issues of weight, aerodynamics of wing flapping, power supply, and figuring out how to manufacture a robot smaller than a quarter. Finally, the little robo-fly is airborn. Read more
Glass Beach, Northern California
From 1950 to 1967, residents of Fort Bragg, California chose to dispose of their waste by hurling it off the cliffs above a beach. No object was too toxic or too large such as household appliances, automobiles, and all matter of trash were tossed into the crashing waves below, eventually earning it the name The Dumps. Then in 1967, city leaders closed and reclaimed the beach. Various cleanup programs were undertaken.
Over the next several decades, the pounding waves cleaned the beach by breaking down everything but glass turning the sand into a sparkling, multicolored bed of smooth glass stones. The California Department of Parks and Recreation purchased the land and incorporated it into MacKerricher State Park in 2002.
Sheldon Cooper’s T-shirts!
His tees are so amazing. I always pay attention to them.
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