Craig Stephen Cooper

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Posted by Craig on September 15, 2012 at 6:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Whew... Been back for three or four days now. Recovering from MASSIVE jet-lag, so haven't written up much. Don't worry. Will talk about my trip tomorrow. And upload some photos as well.

This is just to mention that I'm back.

And while recovering from said jet-lag, I spent my sleepless nights studying orbital mechanics. I understand so much more about them now, so much that I worked out how to model them in a computer. Yay for me! I plan to use this in my world building eventually,...

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Evaporating Earth...

Posted by Craig on July 4, 2011 at 9:48 AM Comments comments (0)

This follows on from my fusion post.

After looking at some Polywell updates, I've come to a slightly better understanding of the physics and their progress rates. Also, I've come up with some environmental impacts of widespread fusion proliferation.

The Polywell, like I said in my previous post, started with Farnsworth-Hirsch Fusors. Now, Farnsworth was in fact one of the engineers credited with the invention of Television. His fusor design is very similar in concept to the old CR...

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Fusion - The Sun in a Bottle

Posted by Craig on April 17, 2011 at 7:28 PM Comments comments (8)

I have been considering fusion power.

For the uninitiated, Fusion is a type of nuclear reaction. Before you start throwing around words like Chernobyl and nuclear waste, let me make some definitions.

Current nuclear power plants utilise a process ...

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