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Aug 27

Written by: Jeff O'Brien
8/27/2011 8:23 AM 



Davide Guiducci over the Dolomites last week. Remember that photo of GW meadows over the Pali coast 20 years ago? The modern version... Exceptional shot.

Waves in Fluid



Air is an exploitable fluid just like water:

Steve Fossett without a motor in a space suit over 50k: http://technologyevangelist.com/2006/09/steve_fossett_does_i.html

Took 13 months to find a piece of him - fitting demise - let the birds pick you apart: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Fossett



RC pilots can use dynamic soaring to accelerate their gliders to over 400mph. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wY41yVq88mc

The Doppler effect sounds like a bullet.



Mid-century Modern? - web.mit.edu/hml/ncfmf/14WF.pdf

Haven't read it yet...



Powerful cells have been rolling through the last couple Colorado evenings. Pouring rain blasted out the back side, followed by rainbows, and heavy lightening over the peaks at dusk.



Fringe Scientist Alex Morillo is crafting the above. I hope he doesn't mind me sharing. Says they fly great.

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