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10 (- macroscopic & microscopic worlds in Boltzmann constants)

Two excerpts from Jean Tate’s article in Universe Today about Boltzmann constants: “There are actually two Boltzmann constants, the Boltzmann constant and the Stefan-Boltzmann constant; both play key roles in astrophysics … the first bridges the macroscopic and microscopic worlds, and provides the basis for the zero-th law of thermodynamics; the second is in the [...]

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11 (:36pm Pacific Standard Time)

What time is it? At 11:36pm Pacific Standard Time, here are the current local times around the world from The World Clock – Time Zones… Addis Ababa Fri 9:36 AM Geneva * Fri 8:36 AM Nairobi Fri 9:36 AM Adelaide Fri 4:06 PM Guatemala Fri 12:36 AM Nassau * Fri 2:36 AM Aden Fri 9:36 [...]

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12 (V solar panels and what they do)

What can a 12 V solar panel do? How can it help us? Below are some examples how 12 volt solar panels are described in BatteryStuff.com… Sunlinq 12V 25 Watt Solar Panel Foldable Durable, Lightweight flexible and foldable solar panels designed to maintain and charge your 12 volt battery and power most of your portable [...]

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1.3 (million cubic yards of earth)

A 2002 view of the Crater’s Eye, at the center of the bowl. Photo from Florian Holzherr in New York Times ————————————————- From the Roden Crater website… “(James) Turrell’s work involves explorations in light and space that speak to viewers without words, impacting the eye, body, and mind to heighten awareness. ‘I want to create [...]

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(6.022)14(1991747723)

Faraday constant =  6.022141991747723  X 10+23 e mol-1 =  9.65 x 10+4 coulombs per mole. Here is an excerpt from Matt William’s article on the Faraday constant in Universe Today… “When it comes to science, a system of measurements is an absolute necessity, at least where one wants to proceed from theory to practice. This [...]

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16 (Portraits of the Mona Lisa)

Title: The Mona Lisa Project Artist:  Rino Pizzi Location: Grand Rapids Art Museum during ArtPrize

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(Faraway and close-up at) 17 (feet)

Many of the art works at ARTPRIZE were equally striking  from far away and close-up at 17 feet. Cathlyn Newell – Salvaged Landscape – Front and side view Cathlyn Newell – Salvaged Landscape – Detailed view – 1

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18 (ARTPRIZE 2011)

ARTPRIZE 2011 has just opened in a very big way in Grand Rapids, Michigan!   What a great way to see art at many scales of powers of ten all in one city – the art is on the sidewalk, in the museum, at restaurants, above windows, beside benches, on street corners – all ages are [...]

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19 (license plates – recycled in a decorative way)

At  The B.O.B. in Grand Rapids, Michigan…

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20 (crushed cans as decoration)

20 crushed cans as decoration at The B.O.B. in Grand Rapids, Michigan!

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