March 14, 2002

Weird Science

What U-Mass professors can come up with with sufficient money, research and time is ... a receipt. And why shower curtains billow.

Then there's George Goble - UNIX hacker, SMP programmer, and pyromaniac. He apparently uses Liquid Oxygen to light his barbeque. Gee, we always used kindling wood.

And if that weren't weird enough, here is a set of unwise microwave experiments which I wish I could try, but don't have a spare microwave oven sitting around.

This is from the same guy that also gave us the fascinating study of traffic as particle waves.