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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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                                  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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