Monthly Archives: December 2010

Water Molecules in the Sun

I slapped this together and then realized that the bonds look too long. But the hydrogen atom angle is 109 degrees, which I believe is right. The shadows are for 1:30 PM on June 21, which is utterly gratuitous information … Continue reading

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Sketchup Molecule Maker, in Progress

I want to make a bunch of molecular models in Sketchup, and it occured to me that I need a generic ‘tool kit’ of atoms and bonds in various angular arrangements. So far, I have the kit done for single … Continue reading

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Nearest Stars Project: Youtube Tour

I wish the star labels were larger. I wish the resolution was better. Oh well, now I have a Youtube channel and it’s life in the fast lane . . . .

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The Nearest Stars Project: Uploaded to Warehouse

click here to go there.

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The Nearest Stars Project, now with 2001 Monolith

I scaled the stars to three sizes, smaller, same, or bigger than Sol. I also decided to go with the 2D text. I think I’m about ready with this, or too bored to continue, same thing. Note the absence of … Continue reading

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The Nearest Stars Project (Part III)

This is nice, but still a ways to go. Still, I didn’t expect to get this far in a day.

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The Nearest Stars Project (Part II)

I’ve got all the stars in now. I’m going to check the angles and distances and then color them. That should be ready tomorrow.

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