tube technology and EMP

Pete Turnbull pete at dunnington.u-net.com
Thu Apr 21 19:21:31 CDT 2005


On Apr 21 2005, 23:42, Michael Sokolov wrote:
> Kapteyn, Rob <kapteynr at cboe.com> wrote:
>
> > The russian cosmonauts, on the other hand, simply used a pencil :-)
>
> We had those space pens too.

You can still buy them, they're called Fisher Space Pens.  I carry one
all the time and can attest that they do indeed write upside-down or
under water, but I've never had the oportunity to try one in zero
gravity.  They don't work nearly as well as ordinary pens, though.

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Pete						Peter Turnbull
						Network Manager
						University of York



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