[time-nuts] Thunderbolt stability and ambient temperature

Magnus Danielson magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Tue Jun 16 18:04:36 EDT 2009


Chuck Harris skrev:
> 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.

I agree. Finally a sound solution I can live with. Naturally we need to 
sample several bottles to ensure the proper quality level and an even 
and good temper over each session.

Cheers,
Magnus




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