by gvgoebel
28 Nov 2017, 01:50
Forum: Guest Comments
Topic: Getting Radical For The Holidays
Replies: 3
Views: 110

Re: Getting Radical For The Holidays

This one's a bit subtler:

by gvgoebel
28 Nov 2017, 01:20
Forum: Guest Comments
Topic: Getting Radical For The Holidays
Replies: 3
Views: 110

Re: Getting Radical For The Holidays

And the Johnsons again, from 2016:

by gvgoebel
28 Nov 2017, 01:18
Forum: Guest Comments
Topic: Getting Radical For The Holidays
Replies: 3
Views: 110

Re: Getting Radical For The Holidays

Here's the Johnson family from 2015:

by gvgoebel
27 Nov 2017, 23:09
Forum: Guest Comments
Topic: Getting Radical For The Holidays
Replies: 3
Views: 110

Getting Radical For The Holidays

WIRED had a set of videos celebrating people who went "plus ultra" on their holiday decorations, worth virally reposting here:

by gvgoebel
21 Nov 2017, 22:49
Forum: Guest Comments
Topic: ESA Sentinel 5P
Replies: 1
Views: 71

Re: ESA Sentinel 5P

Launch video -- note nasty orange exhaust cloud, characteristic of toxic storable propellants.  Nobody gets near until the launchpad is safe.  Must be hard on birds passing through.

by gvgoebel
20 Nov 2017, 14:07
Forum: Guest Comments
Topic: ESA Sentinel 5P
Replies: 1
Views: 71

ESA Sentinel 5P

As per the SPACE NEWS column for November:

by gvgoebel
19 Nov 2017, 13:14
Forum: Guest Comments
Topic: MQ-9 Reaper As ASW Asset
Replies: 0
Views: 40

MQ-9 Reaper As ASW Asset

Working on a Reaper drone document for December.  This promotional video shows the MQ-9 in an antisubmarine warfare role.  Interesting details of active & passive sonobuoys -- but where's the Iron Eagle soundtrack?

by gvgoebel
18 Nov 2017, 11:30
Forum: Guest Comments
Topic: All About Perovskites
Replies: 0
Views: 26

All About Perovskites

These days I'm into rock science:

by gvgoebel
23 Oct 2017, 14:57
Forum: Guest Comments
Topic: Africa's Great Green Wall
Replies: 1
Views: 130

Re: Africa's Great Green Wall

More from Africa ... an echo of my youth, Terry Riley's pioneering (and largely forgotten) miminalist composition IN C, brilliantly transplanted to Africa:

by gvgoebel
21 Oct 2017, 16:11
Forum: Guest Comments
Topic: Clever Or Crazy Russky?
Replies: 0
Views: 42

Clever Or Crazy Russky?

Dahir Simonov thinks out of the box to deal with traffic jams:



Most crazy ideas don't go anywhere; but they may have seeds of a good idea in them.  In any case, I liked the Disney ambience in this video, particularly thanks to the languid theme music in the last minute or so of it.