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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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