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Hydro Power!

Snoqualmie Falls may be impressive but they would be even more so if there weren’t a diversion of a lot of the water.  There are two hydroelectric power stations at the Falls.  The original station is built into the Falls … Continue reading

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Inflatable Hangar for Solar Impulse

Solar Impulse was on the ground at Moffett for over a week while they waited for a good weather window for the next leg to Phoenix.  They kindly invited me to go and have a look around in the more … Continue reading

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Solar Impulse and Shooting at Midnight

The round the world trip of Solar Impulse, the solar powered aircraft conceived of by Bertrand Piccard and built/flown by him and Andre Borschberg, resumed its journey after an enforced stay in Hawaii while they dealt with some overheating issues … Continue reading

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Funky FedEx

The other day while I was sitting at my desk, I happened to look out of the window and across the river. (Under no circumstances should you conclude that I was spending a large amount of time staring out of … Continue reading

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