[time-nuts] Thunderbolt stability and ambient temperature

Chuck Harris cfharris at erols.com
Tue Jun 16 13:31:33 EDT 2009


Joseph M Gwinn wrote:

>> That is only 0.54 cal/cc C compared to water with a figure of 1.0.
>> So water still has greater merit as a thermal buffer.
>> Cheers, Neville Michie
> 
> Yep.  But it's runny.
> 
> I have a modest proposal to combine the benefits of water and silica:  We 
> will use wine bottles in the bottom of the cooler as thermal masses. 
> Sadly, any bottle showing any signs of leakage whatsoever will have to be 
> replaced, the leaking bottle being uncorked and the contents tested.  At 
> length.

Hear! Hear!

I vote for a continuous cycle of testing.  We dare not allow
even the beginnings of a leak to appear.

I volunteer as chief tester.

-Chuck Harris




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