June 11th, 2002



This article talks about a physicist who theorizes that superconductors can "change" electricity into gravity. It's a bit involved, and links to the actual paper this guy published (which I didn't even bother trying to read), but it seems that he thinks if you take some electrons and polarize them properly, then shoot them at a superconductor, you will get a reflected gravity wave as a result. Conversely, if a gravity wave hits a superconductor, he thinks there should be a resultant electric charge generated. He'll be testing his theory shortly so we shouldn't have to wait long to find out if he's right or not.

more from the sayings file.

Why I Can't Go Out With You:

I'd LOVE to, but ...
-- I have to floss my cat.
-- I've dedicated my life to linguini.
-- I need to spend more time with my blender.
-- it wouldn't be fair to the other Beautiful People.
-- it's my night to pet the dog/ferret/goldfish.
-- I'm going downtown to try on some gloves.
-- I have to check the freshness dates on my dairy products.
-- I'm going down to the bakery to watch the buns rise.
-- I have an appointment with a cuticle specialist.
-- I have some really hard words to look up.
-- I've got a Friends of the Lowly Rutabaga meeting.
-- I promised to help a friend fold road maps.