* Posts by Neil Hawkins

11 posts • joined 9 May 2008

Plucky Playmonaut bails out of smoking Vulture 2

Neil Hawkins

Re: Which bit failed?

That's what ground testing is all about! ... so the rumour goes....

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Astronaut yells FIRE ... from SPAAAACE

Neil Hawkins
WTF?

Stuff strapped to his arm?

What is that he seems to have strapped to his arm and hand?

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Jam today: Raspberry Pi Ram doubled

Neil Hawkins

Bum...

I just received mine on Friday!

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Experts stroke beards over LOHAN's vacuity

Neil Hawkins
Happy

"we'd still worried about the possible terminal destruction of our pressure gauge".

Have you considered an absolute pressure transducer? The transducer will be more robust and you just need to calibrate before and after the test. You can do it yourself as you already have a precision reference gauge.

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Missed the Venus solar flyby? It's only 105 years to the next one

Neil Hawkins
Alien

Re: Sir

"Does passing between us and the Sun offer up more detail as to it's composition or something"

There was a Horizon program I watched on iPlayer last night that explained all the good science going on, loads of it, even the search for ET in the rest of the galaxy.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01jszy4/Horizon_20112012_The_Transit_of_Venus/ of you can.

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E-book reader sales to boom as prices plunge

Neil Hawkins
Happy

Who pays for their books...

"After all they still rip you off for the e-books, why should you have to pay up from for the privilege"

I have the Sony PRS-T1 use the library service. Don't even need to hook up to the PC either... it's brilliant.

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Woomera: Ghosts of Britain's space past

Neil Hawkins

#8 looks like a modified Meteor

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The new touchy-feely Doctor Who trend: Worrying

Neil Hawkins
Thumb Up

Ahh... Sara Kingdom. I can still see her demise. One of those things that sticks in the mind's eye after all these years. I can remember being behind the sofa to!

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Reg reader stitches PARIS right up

Neil Hawkins

But where is our plucky Playmonaut?

But where is our plucky Playmonaut? Has he gone all Neil Armstrong on us and gone all shy?

We demand an interview... with pics!

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Sony revamps e-book Reader with reading lamp

Neil Hawkins

Tony: Screen flicker

Yep, that's the way it works. After using mine for a bit I can say that I really don't notice the 'negative' screen change anymore in the same way you don't notice the page turn of a book.

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Rowling ruling bolsters privacy chief's view of data protection

Neil Hawkins
Stop

I agree Neil

Take it further and we should stop all TV programs and films that show children.

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