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                        A Tale of Many Fans - My home network

                        INFINITY - Brute-force cooling gone wrong

                        INFINITY2 - Elegance in black and gold

                        INFINITY3 - Raw Xeon horsepower

                        INFINITY4 - Water-cooling and many blue lights


                        Weblog - Computers, hobbies, passions, and complaints

                        (Weblog currently on extended hiatus)

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                        Archive and Search

                        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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