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                            INFINITY - Brute-force cooling gone wrong

                            INFINITY2 - Elegance in black and gold

                            INFINITY3 - Raw Xeon horsepower

                            INFINITY4 - Water-cooling and many blue lights


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                            (Weblog currently on extended hiatus)

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                            Letters to Epicycle


                            Airsoft BB Guns

                            Gas-powered replica military firearms


                            Space Modelling

                            For the rare occasions when I have enough free time


                            Digital Art

                            Why I have two CPUs in my PCs


                            Gordon Thomas - On Navigation at Sea

                            A series of monographs written by my father

                            Perpetually under construction.


                            Technical Notes

                            Pioneer DRM-5004X Resources - Information and software for Pioneer's 500 disk CD library

                            Sky+ 160 hard disk upgrade - adding capacity to Sky's ugly duckling PVR



                            Various themes... page currently under construction

                            Reading List


                            Experiences of shopping with online retailers

                            Mostly griping, but credit in the occasional places where credit is due




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                            "Epicycles" are the fiction dreamed up by pre-Copernican astronomers to permit them to discount the evidence of their own eyes - the observed motion of the nearby planets is clearly at odds with anything other than a heliocentric view of the universe, but until the 17th century these complex, almost coiled orbits were the only thing that could keep the earth in its rightful place at the centre of the solar system.

                            For more information, try these two pages, part of the University of Tennessee's online syllabus for their Astronomy 161 course, or this wonderful little Java applet at The University of Syracuse Department of Physics.


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