Nano Snowman

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Nano Snowman

Post by eric_marsh » Sun Dec 13, 2009 4:42 pm

The snowman is 10 µm across, 1/5th the width of a human hair.

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Post by alhilton » Sun Dec 13, 2009 5:39 pm

That is so cool.
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Post by strawman » Sun Dec 13, 2009 6:11 pm

How long does he take to melt?
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Post by TheJebi » Mon Dec 14, 2009 8:35 am

Hmm, tiny tin beads would probably melt quick with some heat applied...

And yes, this is so "cool"... but if I had the ability to do this, I would make an army of tiny tin snow men soldiers, arm them with tiny ion beam guns, and set them loose to reek tiny havoc... but that's just me.
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Post by strawman » Mon Dec 14, 2009 2:25 pm

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Post by Mr. Tweedy » Mon Dec 14, 2009 9:50 pm

Alas: Urination is fatal to snowmen. Like the honeybee's sting, it is something they can only do once, suffering mortal injury in the doing. But at least our little friend can now do his final deed with dignity.
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Post by ROU Killing Time » Mon Dec 14, 2009 11:47 pm

alhilton wrote:That is so cool.
Boo! Hiss!

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Post by ROU Killing Time » Mon Dec 14, 2009 11:49 pm

Mr. Tweedy wrote:Alas: Urination is fatal to snowmen. Like the honeybee's sting, it is something they can only do once, suffering mortal injury in the doing. But at least our little friend can now do his final deed with dignity.
Yes, but as far as the other primary means of elimination that all advanced lifeforms engage in, well at least we finally have solved the mystery of just how those automatic ice machines work...
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Post by strawman » Tue Dec 15, 2009 2:52 am

Frostini discovered the meaning of life by a process of elimination.
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Post by ROU Killing Time » Tue Dec 15, 2009 3:27 am

strawman wrote:Frostini discovered the meaning of life by a" process of elimination.
I'd meant to compliment you on the quote who chose from "FFA" that's a good one.
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Re: Nano Snowman

Post by strawman » Tue Dec 15, 2009 3:49 am

ROU Killing Time wrote: I'd meant to compliment you on the quote who chose from "FFA" that's a good one.
I'd meant to thank you for suggesting it. It's a great book.
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