Anti-electric universe

March 11, 2018

Hopefully the last of Winter

Filed under: Uncategorized — davidlpf @ 12:31 am

 

An apple tree, a cherry tree hedge. the tilted pair tree and a general shot in part of the yard.

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March 1, 2018

Some winter scenes

Filed under: Uncategorized — davidlpf @ 12:28 am

February 14, 2018

The Wrath Of Khan

Filed under: Uncategorized — davidlpf @ 1:01 am

A Study in Exobiology

The Wrath of Khan is probably one of the best if not the best Star Trek movie but I do not want to start a holy war like Coke vs. Pepsi or Mac vs. PC. The reason why this movie is so good because it explores many themes such as revenge, an absentee father being introduced to his son and the question of terraforming a planet for human colonization. The main plot is focused around a device called the Geneses device which changes a planet and creates life within days on any planet.

In the beginning of the movie the have star ship looking for a planet that has no life on it. This brings up an interesting question what is life. Is it something that reproduces like crystals which forms the same pattern over and over, or like fire that consumes material and changes and gives of heat. Does the chemicals that are the precursors to life which have been found the cores of small meteorites.

Can you point life on any old planet in the universe, or is there certain places where life can survive after it is formed. One thing modern astronomers look for when they are looking for planets is how far away form the star and what type of star it is. If it is around a small cool star, the planets have to be closer to the planet has to be for liquid water to exist which is necessary for life as we know to thrive. If it is a larger hotter star it has to be further away for water not be gas. Also another consideration is the size of the planet. Smaller planets would not have the gravity to hold onto an atmosphere while larger planets like Jupiter sized planets would be mostly atmosphere with a no solid ground for life to live on. There is a chance that life could exist in the clouds but this just hypothetical at the moment. The larger planets might have moons that might be large enough for life to develop. Other considerations that might affect life is whether or not of the planet is geologically active. Earth is geologically active, materials are moved into the planet at where the seismic plates met and are released by volcanoes. This is important for substances for water and carbon dioxide. Mars on the other hand once was actice and is not any more. Mars does not hold on water or carbon so without active volcanoes has nothing to replace these substances. The moons of Jupiter and Saturn such as Europa, Enceladus and Titan might have what is called cyro-volcanoism which similar but ice replaces rock, This process might be useful in determining what is going under the surface of Europa and Enceladus where life might be. Titan actually has an atmosphere of carbon compounds instead of mostly nitrogen and oxygen here on Earth.
Other thing that might affect if there is life on a planet is that if the atmosphere blocks harmful parts of the electromagnetic spectrum. All stars emits light in all wavelengths and depending on the size and temperature of the star. They might emit light might be harmful for life.

Would a device like the geneses device exist in real life, probably not. I better way would be find a planet that match the Earth as much as possible Use things like plants and bacteria to change the atmosphere if need be and change the planet in a gradual way. <.p>

February 3, 2018

A Winter Morning Picture

Filed under: Uncategorized — davidlpf @ 4:30 pm

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December 18, 2017

The Last Jedi

Filed under: Uncategorized — davidlpf @ 5:00 am

Whenever I see “A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…” it is a happy day even with Jar-Jar in it. This Saturday was no exception while viewing The Last Jedi. It begins with the resistance leaving its base with Star Destroyers in orbit and then a lone X-wing appears to deliver a message From the resistance leader Princess Leah. The leader of the First Order is called Hux who looks like he started shaving, this reflects the comparison to the Nazis who in the last days WWII were using younger and younger soldiers. He has a lot to learn more history especially recent history dealing with SkyWalkers. Such as your opponent spat in Vaders face. Later in the movie he tries to pull rank on Kylo Ren, there he has to remember this is Vaders grandson. Kylo is no Darth Vader tho no matter how big of a hissy fit he throws during battles but has grandfathers angry.
Rose is the only new character that probably will stick around to the other movies. She reminds Finn that you should not fight against what you hate but what you love. This was the Skywalkers undoing, all three of them, Anakin gave into the hate of slavery and that Jedi order for the code turning him int Darth Vader. Leah and Luke used their righteous hate of the empire and Vader, this just lead to decades of war that tore the Republic apart. There was no replacement for Han in this movie. BB8 stole a lot of scenes demonstrating that size matters not.
There are plenty of throwback to the original movies which highlights Lukes journey thru the force. In the beginning of the movie we find out he has cut himself from people and the force because he felt guilty over allowing Kylo to go the darkside. Later an old friend points out that failure is greatest teacher and that he should not have turned his back on the force and the galaxy. Young Skywalker does eventually help the resistance in an unique way.
There was a lot attention on the internet spen on the fate of one character because the actor who played this character has passed. There are several points were they bring her close but time after time they prove she is tougher than a Star Destroyer. The other character was Supreme Commander Snook who basically did some parlour tricks and that was that.
At the end of the movie the show what is what of the resistance being carried off in the Millennium Falcon in hyperspace. The resistance now lives in the hearts of people thru out the galaxy. Now the First Order should be afraid, very afraid.

November 24, 2017

Lava Lamps

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November 1, 2017

Some more pictures

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October 28, 2017

story part whatever

Filed under: Uncategorized — davidlpf @ 12:32 pm

This is part of a story that may or may not be finished but has to post something

Rome

Remus and Sparta were twin planets that orbited around a common barycenter as they orbited what was called in the past a brown dwarf. The sub-star was called Rome. Rome was a dark almost brown red thru most of the body with a red strip at the equator with swirls of the bright red thru some of the body, Also from time to time a small body will fall into Rome and leave a red spot on the body for a short time. To the north of the star was mostly intergalactic space with a couple of globular clusters and to the south was the Orion spur of the milky galaxy. The system was set as a research base in the beginning as were all the settlements at the time. The two planets orbiting each other offered a unique situation to experiment on more efficient ways of entering an exiting hyperspace. Sparta eventually got a military base to protect against the chance of pirates in the area. Over the next hundred years the military governors took more and more range under their supervision, Eventually one of the governors decided to separate from rest of humanity and setup a military dictatorship.

October 24, 2017

Some c++ code

Filed under: Uncategorized — davidlpf @ 9:38 am

#include
#include

using namespace std;

int main()
{
float parsec;
float distance;
float apparentmagnitude;
float absolutemagnitude;
float Flux;
float luminosity;
float radius;
int number,anglestar2;
int number2,number3;
float Fluxten;
float lightyears;
float dinmeters;
float lightyear;
float distance1;
float distance2;
float distance3;
float ForceG;
float mass1;
float mass2;
float radius1;
float G;
float k;
float radius2;
float charge1;
float charge2;
float ForceE;
float Dtstar,diametertelescope,res;
float Dostar,planetmass,testmass,ForceP,ForceH,Comparef,wavelength;
float anglstar, accPlanet, PlanetG,planetdiameter,planetradius;

k=8.988e9;
G=6.67e-11;
cout<< "Do you want to find the:" << endl;
cout<< "1.Distance"<<endl;
cout<< "2.Flux"<<endl;
cout <<"3: Convert to light years from parsecs"<<endl;
cout << "4.Convert from light years to moeters"<<endl;
cout <<"5. Convert from parsec to meters"<<endl;
cout << "6.The force due to Gravity"<<endl;
cout << "7.The force due to electrical charge"<<endl;
cout << "8. Find the angualar size of an object"<<endl;
cout << "9. The size of the object in meters using angualr size and distance "<<endl;
cout << "10. Do you want to find the gravitational force on a differnt planet"<<endl;
cout << "11. to find the resolution of a telescope"<> number;
if(number==1)
{

cout<< "1.Do you know the measurement of parallex seconds "<<' '<< endl;
cout << "2. Do you know the Flux of the star"<< endl;
cout << "3. Do you know the absolute and apparent magnitudes "<>number2;
if(number2==1)
{
cout<< "please enter the seconds of arc"<>parsec;
distance=1/parsec;
cout <<"the distance is"<<' '<<distance<<' '<<"parsecs"<<endl;
}
if(number2==2)
{
cout<< "please enter the measured flux of the star measured from where it is"<>Flux;
cout<<"Please enter the flux from 10 Parsecs"<> Fluxten;
distance1=(Fluxten/Flux)*100;
cout << "the distance to the Star is"<<distance1<< ' '<<"pc"<<endl;
}
if(number2==3)
{
cout<<"Enter the Apparent magnitude."<> apparentmagnitude;
cout<< "Enter the absolute magnitude."<> absolutemagnitude;
distance3= pow(10,((apparentmagnitude-absolutemagnitude)+5)/5);
cout<< "the distance is"<< ' ' << distance3<< ' '<<"pc"<< endl;
}
}
if(number==2)
{
cout<< "Do you now the Luminosity of the Star"<>luminosity;
cout <<"Do Know the distance from the star to where was measured"<>radius;
Flux=luminosity/(4*3.14*(radius*radius));
cout<< "the Flux is"<<' '<< Flux<< ' ' << "W/M"<< endl;
}
if(number==3)
{
cout<< "please enter the distance in parsecs"<> distance2;
lightyear=distance2*3.26;
cout<< "The distance in light years is"<< ' ' <<lightyear<<endl;
}
if(number==4)
{
cout << "Please enter the distance lightyears"<> lightyear;
dinmeters=lightyear*9.461e15;
cout<< "The distance in meters"<<dinmeters<<"m"<<endl;
}
if(number==5)
{
cout << "Please enter the distance in parsecs"<> parsec;
dinmeters=parsec*3.26*9.461e15;
cout<< "The distance in meters is" <<dinmeters<<"m" <<endl;
}
if(number==6)
{
cout << "Please enter the distance between the two objects"<> radius1;
cout << "Enter the mass of the larger object"<>mass1;
cout << "Enter the mass of the smaller object"<> mass2;
ForceG=G*mass1*mass2/(radius1*radius1);
cout << "The force due to gravity"<< ' ' <<ForceG<<"N"<<endl;
}
if(number==7)
{
cout << "Please enter the distance between the two objects"<>radius2;
cout << "please enter ther charge on the first object"<> charge1;
cout << "Please enter the charge on the second particle"<> charge2;
ForceE=k*charge1*charge2/(radius2*radius2);
cout << "The force from the coulomb force is"<< ForceE<< ' ' << "N"<<endl;
}
if (number==8)
{
cout << "please enter the distace to object"<> Dtstar;
cout << "Please enter the diameter of the object"<>Dostar;
anglstar=atan(Dostar/Dtstar)*(180/M_PI);
cout << "do you want expressed in degrees(1), arc min(2) or arc sec(3)"<> anglestar2;
if (anglestar2==1)
{
cout << " the size of the object is"<<anglstar<<' ' <<"degress"<<endl;
}
if (anglestar2==2)
{
anglstar=anglstar*60;
cout<< "the size of the object is"<< anglstar<< ' '<<" minutes of arc"<<endl;
}
if (anglestar2==3)
{
anglstar=anglstar*3600;
cout <<"the size of the object is"<< anglstar<< ' '<<" arc sec"<<endl;
}

}
if (number==9)
{

cout << "Please enter the diameter to object in m"<> Dtstar ;
cout << "Please enter the anglular size of the star"<> anglstar;
Dostar=Dtstar*anglstar;
cout << "The star is"<< ' ' << Dostar<< ' '<< "meters away"<< endl;
}
if (number==10)
{
cout<< "What is the diameter of the planet"<> planetdiameter;
planetradius=planetdiameter/2;
cout << "Please enter the mass of the planet"<> planetmass;
accPlanet=G*planetmass/(planetradius*planetradius);
cout<< "please enter the mass you want to use"<> testmass;
PlanetG=testmass*accPlanet;
cout << " The force due to gravity is"<< PlanetG<< ' '<<"N"<<endl;

cout << " Let us compare the planet gravitational force compared to the Earth"<<endl;

Comparef=accPlanet/9.8;
cout<< " the differnce in gravity is"<< ' '<<Comparef<< ' ' <<"that of Earth"<<endl;
}
if(number==11)
{

cout << "pleaee enter the diameter of telescope"<> diametertelescope;
cout <<"please enter the wavelenghth that you are observing"<> wavelength;
res=1.22*(wavelength/diametertelescope)*(180/M_PI);
cout << "do want the resolution in degress(1), Arc min(2), or arc sec(3)"<> number3;
if (number3==1)
{
cout<< " the resolution of the telescope is"<< res<< ' '<< "degrees"<<endl;
}
if (number3==2)
{
res=res*60;
cout <<" the resolution of the telescope"<< res <<' '<<"arc min"<<endl;
}
if(number3==3)
{
res=res*3600;
cout << "the resolution of telescope is "<< res<< ' '<<"arc sec"<<endl;
}
}

return 0;

}

October 2, 2017

The new Governor General of Canada

Filed under: Uncategorized — davidlpf @ 11:43 pm

The Governor General of Canada or GG is mostly nowadays a symbolic post. When Canada was first formed it was still ruled by the crown of England. They needed a representative to keep an eye on the young nation so they appointed a GG. Nowadays they recommended by the PM and the only real duty is to read the crown speech once a year or so. They mostly use there time is used to support some their favorite projects. Today not only a woman was appointed but also a former astronaut Julie Payette. Payette has been to space twice aboard the space shuttle totaling 25 days and served as the chief astronaut for the Canadian space agency. Maybe this GG will have a new view of the job that others haven’t.

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