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Old 2013-05-20, 23:27   #3
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Originally Posted by kladner View Post

For those of you who speculate about running GIMPS work without melting the phone. Now we just need a tiny, multi-KW-hour battery.
Demonstrating that once you perfect the leakproofness of liquid-filled heatpipes, convection bests conduction every time. Now to address your latter point, if one could kill 2 techno-birds with one stone by way of a liquid-battery technology which allows the entire battery to act as a convective heat pipe, that would be sweet.

[OT]Sometimes I could swear that Xyzzy wrote the Spell Checker for Firefox. Suggestions for the description of the phone battery above include, "mulch-KW-hour" and "mufti-KW-hour".[/OT]
Might simply be a kind of "dyslexic Mondays" phenomenon - When I first viewed today's Reuters top story summary e-mail, I was startled and rather amused to read about Powerful tomatoes striking in four central U.S. states. "Statewide pasta sauce flooding expected" as a result, no doubt.

[Nothing funny about the actual properly spelled tornadic events, mind you - and looks like a real monster just hit Oklahoma.]

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