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hey Kelsey I was wondering if you knew of a way to interact with plasma outside of a vacuum

kelseymh (author)  Han_Solo_Order661 year ago

You may want to read about non-thermal plasmas (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nonthermal_plasma), which have applications in food processing, dentistry, and other fields.

i checked it out and it seems that i wasn't exactly clear about what i meant, i think a better way to put it is to say manipulate a cloud of free flowing plasma. Not necessarily in a confined space but just flowing around.

kelseymh (author)  Han_Solo_Order661 year ago

Since plasmas are collections of charged particles, you can either use electrostatic fields (plates or grids at voltage) or magnetic fields to manipulate them. If you don't keep it in vacuum, the charges will interact with air molecules and be absorbed.

so it's impossible

iceng1 year ago

Ouch, I'm the one -max- is upset about.

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iceng4 years ago
Long time answering your previous query.

It is the LIDAR facility in Washington.
Which balances the two lasers in a vacuum with tune out notch at the
crystal return mirror resonant frequency and use the corrective drive as
the gravity signal information.

Speaking with my friend, the facility appears to have failed to confirm
Einstein's gravity waves from nearby orbiting dual suns or sun with
black hole.
kelseymh (author)  iceng4 years ago
Can you remind me what my "previous query" was?

I think that rather than "LIDAR" (which is used by the police to catch speeders) you are thinking of the LIGO facility in Hanford, Washington. It uses a Michelson-Morley interferometer set up, with Fabry-Perot cavities on each arm, to look for gravitational waves.

Together with a similar detector in Livingston, Louisiana, it is looking for gravitational waves from astrophysical sources such as merging neutron stars or merging black holes. At present, the sensitivity of LIGO is still not quite good enough (there's too much background noise) to actually observe such signals.
What, nothing on your Orangeboard about the Higgs? I am disappoint. :(
Thank you for sharing your experience with a company who provides lazy susan-type bearings! This is why I love Instructables!
kelseymh (author)  huck alexander4 years ago
No problem! I've used McMaster-Carr as a resource for about fifteen years, now, and haven't had any problems. Their catalog runs to something like 3,000+ really dense pages, with everything from individual nuts up to forklifts.

Long time no see! Just saying Hi. :) (Ooh, now I'm the first *and* second posts on your Orangeboard...stalker points, yay!)
kelseymh (author)  Lithium Rain4 years ago
Well Hi to you too :-)
Hi, Kelsey!

I wanted to ask a fairly random question here in order not to derail the established thread as it's so far off-topic. In the vegetarian thread, you wrote "I am completely in support of your opinions about CAFOs. The conditions there are appalling -- if (when) human beings were treated that way, the perpetrators were tried and executed."

I'm curious as to where you stand on the death penalty - given what I know about your general political slant I would think it likely that you oppose it across the board. However, (though I realize it doesn't *necessarily* reflect anything about what you think), I wasn't as sure after reading your comment. I found the thought of what Nacho calls a "Lotus Eating Leftie" tacitly finding capital punishment acceptable on a thread about animal rights rather interesting. Thus my curiosity. :D

(If you're not comfortable with the question (I don't know that I would be!), apologies and I can remove the comment.)