tube technology and EMP
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.
Pete Peter Turnbull
University of York
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