[time-nuts] CS reservoir depletion

J. Forster jfor at quik.com
Fri Jan 14 01:34:20 UTC 2011

> My glassblowing friends say that it's just a matter of getting
> comfortable with the oxyhydrogen torch (with a colorless flame).  If you
> can work with Pyrex and a oxyPropane, it's easier.  They all say that
> this is a basic life skill that everyone should have.  Yeah, sure.

There seems to be a bunch of "standard" techniques, then it's just a lot
of practice. But, like cooking or sex, a good lab instructor is a big

> My (17 yr old) daughter is intrigued by the whole discussion on the
> rad-safe list about K40.  Do you sleep on top of, under, or next to your
> partner to minimize radiation exposure.  Does the amount of banana
> consumption of either person affect this? (as a father, I'm not so sure
> I'm comfortable with the whole discussion. As far as I'm concerned,
> she's taking a lead envelope to the dorms to sleep in.)

A lead sleeping might protect her from real, rather than imagined, risks.




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