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Zombies upset physicists' model of the universe

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Joshua.Jones
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Joshua.Jones   11/2/2010 12:41:31 PM
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I love to read about high tech doings and I enjoy the benefits of micro-minituration and software control. But it was fun building little (and big) boxes filled with discrete components that were big enough to see and handle. I enjoyed that tactile pleasure and the accompanying smells of resin flux and various component materials, and of magnetic tape. I have lived in the best of times.

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Robert.Reavis   11/1/2010 4:42:28 PM
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Interesting story. I work for a transit system that uses 1000VDC for traction power and earth currents are taken seriously. We insulate the track from the ties, but there is still leakage.

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wilber_xbox   10/28/2010 7:39:19 PM
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i heard about these rumors about the effect of trains on LEP but this is the first time that i am reading the actual story. It is always fascinating to read about the accuracies and calibration in high-tech physics. Although being in lithgraphy tool domain, i also work in nm alignment and accuracies.

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Silicon_Smith   10/28/2010 5:39:14 PM
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Excellent read! Although, I still think the work at the LHC would be more fun. http://xkcd.com/401/

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David Ashton   10/28/2010 1:11:11 AM
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Nice insight into the intricacies of these "smoke and mirrors" (or should that be "black magic"?) devices. Now I know why they cost the taxpayers so much! In a previous life I was employed building little boxes with flashing lights etc (just sent Karen a story about one) and I've since moved into comms, but I've always regretted that in some ways. It was lots of fun.

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