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Symmetry in Nature -- Soviet Nuclear Weapons and the 20th Century.

STALIN AND THE BOMB: The Soviet Union and Atomic Energy, 1939 – 1956, by David Holloway (Yale University Press, 1994)
To compare texts, though narrator here is not regularly in that business, the only text I have read that is in parallel with this one in the quality of review of the soviet nuclear science program is the memoir of Andres Sakharov published in 1990 (Knopf). 746 more words

Politics And Policy

Let's get some knowledge about pumps

Hello everybody.

Pardon me for the late . I was busy with my exams. Keep it a side. Today I am going to discuss with you about pumps. 356 more words

Marine Engineering

Terence Corcoran: Wanna know how stupid 'net neutrality' is? Ask Loblaw. Yes Loblaw.

When is an industry competitive and when is it an oligopoly that destroys competition and needs to be controlled? These days it’s a question that produces contradictory answers. 907 more words

FP Comment

Banky W’s wedding, Anambra election dominate Google search

Popular Nigerian singer/songwriter, Oluwabankole Wellington, a.k.a Banky W, and actress Adesua Etomi’s wedding dominated the internet search engine Google this week.

Mr Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, Google’s Communications and Public Affairs Manager, Anglophone West Africa, made this known in a dispatch to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos. 481 more words

Science And Technology

New gene may halt worldwide wheat epidemic: Study

Researchers have identified a gene that can help fight a new devastating strain of a fungal disease that is now at the door of the Punjab region — the breadbasket of Asia. 387 more words

Grains News

Entropy and Dimensions (following Landau and Lifshitz)

Some time ago I wrote about volumes of spheres in multi-dimensional phase space – as needed in integrals in statistical mechanics.

The post was primarily about the curious fact that the ‘bulk of the volume’ of such spheres is contained in a thin shell beneath their hyperspherical surfaces. 2,005 more words

Science And Technology

$100K in seized money given to Missing Children Society of Canada

Saskatchewan’s justice ministry hopes dirty money can help find missing kids.

That’s the aim of the latest donation of $100,000 from its Criminal Property Forfeiture Fund (CPFF), announced Thursday. 493 more words