* Posts by Dave

2 posts • joined 18 Dec 2008

Battery builders beg for $1bn


Pork Barrels

It seems that lots of CEOs are waking up and smelling the bacon.

As with some of the UK banks, if there's government help, it should be done as a shareholding that the government can later sell if it proves profitable. Why shouldn't it benefit taxpayers by reducing what they need to pay in a few years?

NASA will give away old Shuttles for free


@Damn Yank

Actually I don't think it's that temperature-sensitive, although I understand that getting one too hot will cause it to fall apart. Space is somewhat cold and re-entry is rather warm. What it probably doesn't like is water.

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