Lunar space elevator

“The European Space Agency estimates that 128 million objects smaller than 1 centimeter are orbiting Earth, along with another 900,000 objects that measure 1 to 10 centimeters. Any space elevator would be subject to collisions with these objects, so it would have to be capable of withstanding or out-manoeuvring them…”

“The classical space elevator is a really tough problem because the Earth’s gravity field is so great that you need such strong materials that we don’t have right now,” Jerome Pearson, an aerospace engineer who first proposed the lunar elevator in 1977, told NBC News. “On the other hand, you could build a lunar space elevator with existing materials right now.” Unlike a space elevator that rises from Earth, a lunar elevator would not use centrifugal force. Gravity would do all the work…”

Text: A giant elevator could connect Earth to space using current technology, experts say — here’s how that might work

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“The infinity or Van Allen Belt ∞ a section graftation symbol is based with electromagnetic energies positive north, positive south squared, negative north, negative south squared, chemically based, dry-based, and so called anti-based energies. This build/destroy symbol is for science, mathematics (universal) to our life forms knowledge and not religion. The symbolic structure x holds fusion (w.a.r.) according to this formation and pamphlets breakdown strategy (formated by its structure). The Roman letter type and others have been armed to assassinate and/or abolish this supreme symbol know as infinity sign by removing the x from this written structure.

“This is symbolic war using slang and tonics to understand the very outline structure that makes a through z its mathematics and science for disease culture to understand the consequences of structure that have been disease culturally sabotaged and trickknowledged.

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“All formations of word knowledge are constructed under the symbolic thoughts of the infinity sign. Motion in motion, power, armed, stride with position straight, is known as the function formation formula for and of ikonklastic panzerism rok remanipulation, all the knowledge for military strategy for the (blood system) of New York City, (Universal Transit System).

“In 1582 the 13th Pope removed ten days from the calendar, the next day they will stay is the year 2OOO. From the fourth century to the nineteenth century outline of letter, numbers and other universal symbols and disease cultural structures, was in the hands of calligraphers. Since then the Roman letter in a panzer stage of evolution from the fourteenth century to 1969-1974 was complete subconscious toyism (Treacherous on your System). From Bubble to structure (squared) and emotional outburst era 1974-1979 was a war era, where knowledge formed about by itself through the body, in the dark, underground. This is a ten year cycle of so-called graffiti development and elevation. 1980-2OOO separation between Wild Stylism and Panzerism, the onemotional era, knowledge of it add purpose of it… this is full evolution of the Roman letter type and others in so-called graffiti.

“The present infinity sign and the symbol x: this symbol must be separated from the present infinity sign by Ikonoklast panzerism. The only way is to go into the structure on paper or space or dimensions of art of paper. wild stylism: ” A so-called ” element of graffiti is base-derived from Gothic text subconsciously. The futurism is Panzerism design a subconscious development.

Text: Excerpts from Rammellzee’s ICONIC TREATISE GOTHIC FUTURISM, via Post Thing

Pics: Robin Coenen, The Rammellzee Font Project, [top] Rammellzee 7, [bottom] Rammellzee 10.

Get Me Out of That Room

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“The Shining” (1980): The hedge maze model from “The Shining,” one of Kubrick’s most viscerally terrifying efforts and a truly unique entry in the horror genre. Stephen King got the inspiration for the book while teaching a writing class at the University of Colorado in Boulder. He stayed at the Stanley Hotel in nearby Estes Park, a majestic estate overlooking the Rocky Mountains that is said to be extensively haunted. He stayed in room 237, naturally, which has its own array of stories. (Jim Carrey stayed in that room while filming the Aspen portions of “Dumb and Dumber” and, in the middle of the night, came down to the front desk and said, “I don’t care where you put me but you have got to get me out of that room.

Text & Pic: Kristopher Tapley, Touring Stanley Kubrick exhibit lands at LACMA and it’s a cinephile’s dream, HitFix.

Twin children of the nuclear age

“But a larger question concerns our scientific knowledge: is our representation of the natural world universal? Throughout the half-century of SETI, Cocconi, Morrison, Drake and their followers have argued over which regions of the electromagnetic spectrum it would be most ‘rational’ to target for a search. They have based their arguments on naturally occurring processes like the 21-centimetre hydrogen line or similar emissions from other constituents of water molecules. But who is to say that other advanced civilisations – even if they pursue something like scientific investigation – would carve up the confusion of nature in the same way as we do? We now think in terms of atoms, electrons, quantum transitions and electromagnetic waves, but are those the only ways of making sense of physical phenomena? Can the intellectual history of Western science really be a universal phenomenon, with the current state of our science being a fixed point in the evolution of intelligence everywhere in the cosmos?

“And SETI might indeed make its greatest contribution in the nuclear arena. Some of the most hazardous by-products of the nuclear age, including isotopes of plutonium, have half-lives of hundreds of thousands of years. One challenge is to find places on Earth that are likely to remain geologically stable over such a time-scale, where such waste can be buried. A second challenge is to design symbols to warn our descendants, 300,000 years from now, not to go digging in these areas. As the historian Peter Galison has been documenting, the US nuclear agencies have sought the wisdom of diverse experts – linguists, anthropologists, sculptors – to imagine how we might plausibly communicate with terrestrial beings in the impossibly distant future. After all, the Latin alphabet dates back a mere 2600 years; only hubris could lead us to imagine that familiar modes of communication will be recognisable in the year 300,000 AD…”

“Alongside linguists and artists, nuclear bureaucrats have also enlisted experts in SETI. Struggling to communicate with our future selves calls for the same kind of radical imagination that SETI requires. Both efforts criss-cross the boundaries between disciplines; both require experts to project from what we know about our own civilisation to facilitate communication with some distant other. They are mirror images, twin children of the nuclear age…”

Read More: David Kaiser: Diary – London Review of Books

Image: Proposal for Yucca Mountain ‘warning’ sculpture by Michael Brill, via