Author Archives: physnoct

Antarctica cup proves the globe earth

http://www.acronautic.com/antartica-cup-ocean-race/ “The Racetrack outer and inner boundaries are located on latitude 45° South and latitude 60° South making the Racetrack 900 nautical miles wide. The Southern Ocean officially starts below latitude 60° South (International Hydrographic Organisation (IHO) http://www.iho.shom.fr/ . Latitude … Continue reading

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Mitosis in a prepared microscope slide

A long while ago (late 70’s) in high school, I was observing a prepared microscope slide on a microscope. We had to draw a picture of a cell. Like finding a 4-leaf clover, I stumbled over a cell frozen during … Continue reading

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Point to point wiring with magnet wire

I’m currently rewiring a part of the Monsputer’s CPU board that was implemented with several patches. I’m reusing an Atmel CPLD used for another board. A problem with this chip: it’s a TQFP package. Without a PCB, it’s difficult to … Continue reading

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FE/GE experiments: air against vacuum

One of the flat earth arguments is that we can’t have a pressurised region and a vacuum coexisting side by side. It would be possible to replicate in small scale the gradient effect of the atmosphere. Inside a vacuum chamber, … Continue reading

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FE/GE experiment: water clinging to ball

In the flat earth/globe earth “debate”, the flat earthers say “water doesn’t cling to a ball”. A possible way to prove that water can comform to the exterior of a sphere is to use a Van de Graaff generator upside … Continue reading

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One of my first projects

I found some picture on the web, several years ago. It happens that I made a similar project a long time ago, but there’s something a bit special about the pictures. I have sold my project a long time ago … Continue reading

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Globe earth and the horizon experiment

For a person with eye level at 6 feet, the horizon would be 0.0419° below eye level. To do an experiment to test this, we need a way to measure very small angles. A very cheap and easy way is … Continue reading

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