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by McBain
Sun Jul 06, 2008 5:55 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Weather Balloon Flight
Replies: 15
Views: 1665

Re: Weather Balloon Flight

I suppose that one would jump up faster than the balloons would rise, causing slack in the ropes. You might begin to fall before the balloons could help to lift you. I suppose this is true, but it could probably be worked around. I mean, the balloons ARE constantly pulling up, I don't know if a jum...
by McBain
Sun Jul 06, 2008 12:32 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Weather Balloon Flight
Replies: 15
Views: 1665

Weather Balloon Flight

I know I am new here, so I hope none of you mind my insane ramblings, but I've wondered about this for a long time and just have to ask. We've all heard rumors of people strapping helium weather balloons to a lawn chair or some other harness in order to achieve flight, and despite the nay-saying of ...
by McBain
Sun Jul 06, 2008 9:21 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2379287

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

My name is Jon, I'm a fairly average 18 year old from Massachusetts who will be going to school for Psychology in the Fall. I like a good argument once in awhile, but have been known to nerd rage a little bit. I have a substantial interest in religion and philosophy, and my own personal beliefs are ...

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