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On the Effectiveness of Aluminium Foil Helmets:An Empirical Study
MIT ^ | 17 Feb 2005 | Ali Rahimi - Others

Posted on 11/10/2005 10:07:00 AM PST by antaresequity

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To: tet68

......Bauxite+Halliburton+Cheney=Bush......

You got the equation wrong.

Bauxite + Russian Aluminum Stockpile + Marc Rich = Clinton

That equation is bonefide world history



51 posted on 11/10/2005 4:47:42 PM PST by bert (K.E. ; N.P . Chicken spit causes flu....... Fox News)
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To: NicknamedBob
I'll take the Aluminum, in the form of Aluminum OxyNitride, for the visor of the helmet.

Expecting a little flak to come your way?

52 posted on 11/10/2005 5:21:54 PM PST by sionnsar (†trad-anglican.faithweb.com† || (To Libs:) You are failing to celebrate MY diversity! || Iran Azad)
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To: sionnsar
"Expecting a little flak to come your way? "

I'll want my space suit helmet to be made of the best materials available.

53 posted on 11/10/2005 5:43:00 PM PST by NicknamedBob (If I were not a husband and father, I might be wealthier, but I wouldn't be richer.)
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To: tet68
Simple once you go to a copper helmet, it's all clear then.

LOL

Viperidae: Agkistrodon contortrix

54 posted on 11/10/2005 5:53:50 PM PST by antaresequity (PUSH 1 FOR ENGLISH, PUSH 2 TO BE DEPORTED...)
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To: Aracelis

hehe!


55 posted on 11/10/2005 7:27:52 PM PST by RadioAstronomer (Senior member of Darwin Central)
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To: Godzilla

I mean, I commend their efforts, but I sure as hell hope this was not a government sponsored study, i.e. paid for by my taxes.


56 posted on 11/10/2005 9:14:12 PM PST by singfreedom ("Victory at all costs,.......for without victory there is no survival."--Churchill--that's "Winston")
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To: Millee

Thanks, but "no, thanks". I'll just stick with my fur coats!


57 posted on 11/10/2005 9:17:58 PM PST by singfreedom ("Victory at all costs,.......for without victory there is no survival."--Churchill--that's "Winston")
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To: PositiveCogins
"I wonder if they are government plants."

I wonder whether they are potted plants...

58 posted on 11/10/2005 9:22:58 PM PST by decal (Mother Nature and Real Life are conservatives; the Progs have never figured this out.)
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To: antaresequity
Is there any significance to the British spelling of "aluminum" in the headline? Both versions were used in the body of the article. I hope the results weren't affected by this.

Also, did anyone consider using transparent aluminum in the tests?
59 posted on 11/10/2005 9:31:38 PM PST by decal (Mother Nature and Real Life are conservatives; the Progs have never figured this out.)
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To: antaresequity; sionnsar; maxwell; Cyber Liberty; AFPhys; theDentist; MeekOneGOP

But what if the black helicopter is covered with aluminum foil prior to transmission of the GPS-attentuated signals?

I see the need for further study.


60 posted on 11/11/2005 4:25:01 AM PST by Robert A. Cook, PE (-I contribute to FR monthly, but ABBCNNBCBS supports Hillary's Secular Sexual Socialism every day.)
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To: bert
!

Bauxite + Russian Aluminum Stockpile + Marc Rich = Clinton



? World Bond Markets + Political Disruption + Futures Manipulation = Soros
61 posted on 11/11/2005 4:27:42 AM PST by Robert A. Cook, PE (-I contribute to FR monthly, but ABBCNNBCBS supports Hillary's Secular Sexual Socialism every day.)
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To: sionnsar; patton; maxwell

Is patton interested?


62 posted on 11/11/2005 4:28:34 AM PST by Robert A. Cook, PE (-I contribute to FR monthly, but ABBCNNBCBS supports Hillary's Secular Sexual Socialism every day.)
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To: RadioAstronomer

How did get they get the sensor (receiver) INSIDE the helmet for reception testing?

It would have to be embedded in the center of the head when testing directional reception, wouldn't it?


63 posted on 11/11/2005 4:30:56 AM PST by Robert A. Cook, PE (-I contribute to FR monthly, but ABBCNNBCBS supports Hillary's Secular Sexual Socialism every day.)
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To: sionnsar
Geezer Geek Ping? LOL.

I'm 31 but I have quite the assortment of visible grey hair. Do I qualify as a geezer...or do I have to wait awhile?

64 posted on 11/11/2005 4:31:38 AM PST by BureaucratusMaximus (The 2005 Chicago White Sox---World Series Champs---WOO! HOO!)
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To: antaresequity

The problem is that those who wear tin foil beanies don't have many thoughts which the government would find worth the trouble accessing.

It does, however, provide a good laugh.

Regards, Ivan


65 posted on 11/11/2005 4:34:38 AM PST by MadIvan (You underestimate the power of the Dark Side - http://www.sithorder.com/)
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To: BureaucratusMaximus
Geezer Geek Ping? LOL.

Well, I've never actually set up any criteria other than self-identification as a Geezer Geek, so your credentials are whatever you would like them to be.

66 posted on 11/11/2005 8:31:45 AM PST by sionnsar (†trad-anglican.faithweb.com† || (To Libs:) You are failing to celebrate MY diversity! || Iran Azad)
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To: BureaucratusMaximus

Is that a sufficiently bureaucratic answer? (;-)


67 posted on 11/11/2005 8:32:28 AM PST by sionnsar (†trad-anglican.faithweb.com† || (To Libs:) You are failing to celebrate MY diversity! || Iran Azad)
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To: Berosus; blam; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Do not dub me shapka broham; Ernest_at_the_Beach; ...

****! I use the Centurion, myself. Back to the drawing board.


68 posted on 11/11/2005 9:42:49 AM PST by SunkenCiv (Down with Dhimmicrats! I last updated my FR profile on Wednesday, November 2, 2005.)
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To: snarks_when_bored; Right Wing Professor
Ping!

(if you haven't seen it already, that is.)

This is just trawling for an IgNoble prize... :-)

69 posted on 11/11/2005 6:35:50 PM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: antaresequity
Humorous, over-busy posting deleted...

For your own sake, I suggest you go listen to the song Stress (a.k.a. "Addicted to Stress") by Jim's Big Ego.

Cheers!

70 posted on 11/11/2005 6:37:39 PM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: antaresequity; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; SandyInSeattle; Darksheare; ...
Well, that's my weekend shot to hell.


71 posted on 11/12/2005 3:39:43 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (Note for visitors at Arafat's grave - first dance, THEN pee.)
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To: sr4402

simplify please!


72 posted on 11/12/2005 3:44:26 PM PST by calrighty ( Watch " The Beeber Story ", written by al baby, produced by Hugh Series. Troops BTTT)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

" World Bond Markets + Political Disruption + Futures Manipulation = Soros"

Hey! That's pretty hot dam good! Bump!


73 posted on 11/12/2005 3:46:16 PM PST by calrighty ( Watch " The Beeber Story ", written by al baby, produced by Hugh Series. Troops BTTT)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE; Slings and Arrows

Those black helicopters have been painted white so we wouldn't know they're black.


74 posted on 11/12/2005 4:38:45 PM PST by LucyT
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To: calrighty; sr4402

simplify please!

P

L

E

A

S

E

.... I could type slower, but i'm hoping this'll help. 8<)

75 posted on 11/12/2005 4:51:16 PM PST by Robert A. Cook, PE (-I contribute to FR monthly, but ABBCNNBCBS supports Hillary's Secular Sexual Socialism every day.)
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To: antaresequity

76 posted on 11/12/2005 5:06:01 PM PST by P.O.E. (Liberalism is the opiate of the elite classes.)
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To: sionnsar

Please ping me.


77 posted on 11/12/2005 5:19:08 PM PST by MoochPooch (A righteous person worries about his or her behavior, an extremist about everyone else's.)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE
Dr. Cook...

You need to type Slowerer

Let me help you and demonstrate:

P       L          E              A               S                     E

By extending the spacing you enhance the ability of the receipient to attenuate and get the message...

Try it...

78 posted on 11/12/2005 5:19:09 PM PST by antaresequity (PUSH 1 FOR ENGLISH, PUSH 2 TO BE DEPORTED)
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To: antaresequity

79 posted on 11/12/2005 5:21:55 PM PST by demkicker
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To: antaresequity

Why am I thinking of that old Beetles song now?


80 posted on 11/12/2005 5:26:32 PM PST by Robert A. Cook, PE (-I contribute to FR monthly, but ABBCNNBCBS supports Hillary's Secular Sexual Socialism every day.)
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To: LucyT
Those black helicopters have been painted white so we wouldn't know they're black.

That dastardly Karl Rove!

81 posted on 11/12/2005 6:07:45 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (Note for visitors at Arafat's grave - first dance, THEN pee.)
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To: MoochPooch
Please ping me.

Umm... okay.

Ping.

82 posted on 11/12/2005 6:45:52 PM PST by sionnsar (trad-anglican.faithweb.com || (To Libs:) You are failing to celebrate MY diversity! || Iran Azadi)
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To: antaresequity

Do you think in the interest of not being PC, they totally skipped the foil-highlighting crowd? I mean, given the fact that most of them are "going blond" anyway, shouldn't matter --but the gov't should've seen that coming too....hehehehehehe

Hell, my dad was foiling the antennaes on the radio and rabbit ears for years, prior to the great reception WE HAVE TO PAY FOR, thanks to the damn cable generation....

Oh well, that's my rant on FCC nonesense.....any questions?!


83 posted on 11/14/2005 6:35:37 PM PST by jocapri8
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To: jocapri8
When our local cable company went on strike...(cable was a new thing then)....

I made an attenuator out of a pair of rabbit ears, a snow saucer and some aluminum foil.

I drilled a hole in the center of the saucer, put the rabbit ear whips through the hole, lined the saucer dish with aluminum, and pointed it south towards the broadcast centers in San Francisco...

Worked like a charm...
84 posted on 11/14/2005 8:55:03 PM PST by antaresequity (PUSH 1 FOR ENGLISH, PUSH 2 TO BE DEPORTED)
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To: antaresequity

BTTT


85 posted on 03/22/2006 7:30:38 PM PST by Axhandle
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To: Axhandle

How in the world did you find this old thread...

Thanks for digging it up and bumping it...

LOL


86 posted on 03/22/2006 7:40:00 PM PST by antaresequity (PUSH 1 FOR ENGLISH - PUSH 2 TO BE DEPORTED)
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To: Clemenza

Hey, I got your meat helmet right here...

87 posted on 03/22/2006 7:45:09 PM PST by Fintan (Hey, you can't make this stuff up.)
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To: Enterprise

Ping


88 posted on 10/25/2006 6:00:02 AM PDT by MelonFarmerJ (Proudly voting Republican/conservative in every election since 1964)
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