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April 17th, 2020 Comments off

Super-Kamiokande is the large* water Cherenkov detector. The construction was started in 1991 and the observation began on April 1st, 1996. The Super-Kamiokande is operated by an international collaboration of about 150 people and about 40 institutes from Japan, the United States, Korea, China, Poland, Spain, Canada, UK, Italy and France.

The Super-Kamiokande detector consists of a stainless-steel tank, 39.3m diameter and 41.4m tall, filled with 50,000 tons of ultra pure water. About 13,000 photo-multipliers are installed on the tank wall. The detector is located at 1,000 meter underground in the Kamioka-mine, Hida-city, Gifu, Japan.

One of the purposes of the Super-Kamiokande experiment is to reveal the neutrino properties through the observation of solar neutrinos, atmospheric neutrinos and man-made neutrinos. In 1998, from the observation of atmospheric neutrinos we discovered the neutrino oscillations which neutrinos are changing their types in flight. In 2001, solar neutrino oscillations were discovered by the observation of solar neutrinos. In 2011, the third neutrino oscillation mode was discovered by man-made neutrino observation.

The CP symmetry-violating effect in neutrino and antineutrino oscillations has a magnitude that depends on the Jarlskog invariant:

JCP,1= 1/8 cosθ13sin(2θ12)sin(2θ23)sin(2θ13)sinδCP

Source: Super-Kamiokande.

* In actuality is the World’s largest.

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The Gitter

March 26th, 2020 Comments off

Note! Before reading this text you must accept and embrace the ideas of democracy, freedom of speech, the belief that rationality, science and the pursuit of truth are essential to the human endeavour.

And that you will under no circumstance use any part of this text in order to deny, question or defame the self-evident correctness of Charles Darwin’s theory. Never. If I hear, read or get in close contact with the wording: revisionist?

Physics lessons later… it’s called infraction (I think). The black lines including the “shadows” were not actually visible at the time when the picture was taken. It has to do with wavelength among other things.

The light source is LED and the capture is digital (my phone camera). The source is much more uniform than say a lit candle, match or glowing cigarette. The light spectrum is different, it is much narrower.

It is the “cold” light that most observe, the digital camera can capture that difference felt by most. The light feels “cold, that’s probably because there are some bits and pieces of our visible spectrum missing.

Most insects and sea living creatures have a completely different visible spectrum. For example Mantis shrimp can perceive wavelengths of light ranging from deep ultraviolet (UVB) to far-red (300 to 720 nm), that is, infrared and polarized light.

If you were a shrimp and peeked at the sky and ordinary day?

The shrimps perception of the World is radically different from any of us humans’ and bizarrely advanced. We have machines that can do that, but naturally, continuously and in parallel? I always and still until this day wonder how do we now for a fact what shrimps do and do not see?

The unanswered (according to me) questions existing in Charles Robert Darwin’s The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life theory published on 24 November 1859 are clearly visible here (sorry).

The extreme specializations, plain exaggerations versus [system] optimization? The shear number of species is in itself not/never explained.

It is unsystematic and thereby problematic, because there may lay a hidden long sought after indirect proof in the theory itself of something all together different.

There are temporal problems as well.

– Why would a crustacean, a shrimp develop the most advanced visual system that we know of?

– It is an evolutionary advantage.

– That is not an answer to my question.

Deep ultraviolet (UVB) to far-red (300 to 720 nm) and polarized light! The most advanced visual apparatus on the entire planet belongs to a species of crustacean, a shrimp?

We build highly specialised and complex equipment: telescopes, satellites and other stuff in order to study the universe and shrimp are born with the ability to do the exact same thing, simultaneously? That is just… insane.

– What about optimization? Deep ultraviolet to infrared and polarized light? A shrimp?

– It’s habitat and hey, they’re superfast and they can’t detect X-rays (yet)?

– There is something really, really fishy going on right here…

To a seeing entity the ones seeing other things must be the most extreme thing? Bats, dolphins and others “see” sound (echo-location) and the deep sea living creatures that never see the light of day ever… what about them and what about the concept of “reality”?

Sources: wikipedia.org/wiki + .. and counting.

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No Joke Business

March 20th, 2020 Comments off

Lemond D. Oh my God! This is no joke business!

Mark Fisher would know…that is bass bin trough and through. DJ Krazy, JD, little T, Norman, maybe Adam and Seba would known; fo’su’! J? He would know, It is just like that. Hard like Roger.

Breaks? Dropping hard. No mercy. Destroying my headphones as we speak. Ruthless UK sounds, again? UK bass! There is nothing like it in the entire World.

The bass pressure? My friends? Making/collecting? + Mary J Blige = the Queen sample?

I cannot begin to explain the bass? I can’t explain…

“- How can you explain if the bassline moves you?”

Because, you cannot. Action, not words.

* The title is also the motto of the artist Scorn. It’s well fitting to my mind and I’m still til’ this day unsure that I would feel welcome to Birmingham. It does seem like a pretty harsh place, but you never know, until you’ve actually visited terra firma right?

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Serious Speed

February 28th, 2020 Comments off

Voyager 1 (the satellite) is travelling/leaving our solar system at about 60800 km per hour, that is 16 888 meters per second or almost 17 km per second and that is… incredibly, unbelievably fast and yet it is still just 0,0056 % a fraction of the speed of light, that clocks in at: 299 792 458 meters per second (in vacuum).

Light speed is a constant in physics, Voyager 1 still got some serious speed. It is the fastest man-made object in recorded history by a large margin as well as the first ever to get beyond the heliosphere and reach interstellar space.

Calls back once a day on DSN (Deep Space Network).
Years in service? Currently:

42 years, 5 months and 27 days

And counting, a continuously working, extremely complex machine in space (remember it was launched in 1977) and close to 42 and a half years in space?!!! How many phones have you owned thus far? That is some serious, serious, seriously brilliant engineering…

Origin? JPL (Jet Propulsion Laboratory). One-Way Light Time is 20:35:35 (hh:mm:ss), as a comparison the earth’s One-Way Light Time to the sun is 00:08:13 (hh:mm:ss)…

Voyager I is: 22 233 901 100 km from the sun and moving away fast. Mission Status

Simply unbelievably beautiful piece of machinery.

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A Long Time Ago Or Simply Come To Daddy

February 26th, 2020 Comments off

The Nitrada ‎– 0+ – 2nd Rec ‎– 2ND006 vinyl from 2002*. When you finally do what you really want to do.

What about AFX? You can never escape Richard D James, ever… Come To Daddy which includes the: Come To Daddy, Pappy Mix, Come To Daddy, Little Lord Faulteroy Mix, To Cure A Weakling Child, Contour Regard and of course the lovely Come To Daddy, Mummy Mix.

Some pretty serious breaks stuff, right there. The year would be 1997… and that’s just incredible!

Even more so, that I acquired it, listened and still am listening to it. They’re just so harsh and ruthless/reckless/neck-breaking beats (in all honesty the intro is a lot harder than I remember). The man is obviously a musical genius (it feels awkward pointing that fact out, but I guess it is an unavoidable part of becoming or being an elder/Ent).

You can’t get past Richard! No one can! Miles or parsecs ahead. Not even the all-mighty æ? No, in my humble opinion, I mean no one, nobody gets past Richard D James.

Why is that? Because he is clearly insane and operating on a entirely different level, musically. Is he a cheat? No, most definitely not but honestly I wouldn’t know… It is alien music. It is so advanced that it really should be impossible: Aphex Twin ‎– Selected Ambient Works 85-92 – Distance ‎– DIST 003 CD.

Is this really the work/art of an individual human? Spanning over son many decades? There are too many similarities and references to my mind. Either it is actually the work of one man or…

I mean what about Pilote and Certificate 18? Which by the way housed: Polar, Klute, and DJ Teebee.

However, the correlation is unclear. Is it a one man’s work or not? What correlation or possible collaboration is there between: Aphex Twin, Autechre (æ), Spooky and Icarus? It is an unknown, but it can be readily heard (after litterelly decades of listening intensly) and to my mind it can’t be a coincidence… UK. I strongly suspect a collective rather than an individual.

– You mean like Banksy?
– Right.

Furious styles+? None of them are directly involved to my knowledge.

“- I ran into Richard D James the other day…”
“- Did you now?”

– Have you ever heard Girl/Boy Song? If not please do and when you have I leave you with these thoughts:

  • It was released in 1996, if you add two years between production and release then you end up around 94′. How is that even possible?
  • On what equipment was it produced, recorded and mastered?
  • What is sampled and what is live?
  • How could something like Girl/Boy Song** ever have been produced (technically) in 1996?
  • It is even more upsetting to me today?

– Do you understand what I’m talking about? I’m saying that it is simply not a possible endeavour at the time! Not technically feasible, yet… I don’t understand how it was made and it troubles me deeply. It is just… I want to know, no I need to know how this music was made some odd 30 years ago… absolute supremacy.

* The included poster is in A3 format, it is folded and hence the crease.
** The double album Ambient Works Volume II is from 1994.

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My Crystal Ball

February 13th, 2020 Comments off

Is quite small Ø 15,70 mm (measured with calliper and that is to a 10th), but it is mine and it whispers things about the future…

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Petri Or Don’t Panic Too [II]?

February 13th, 2020 Comments off

Julius Richard Petri (May 31, 1852 – December 20, 1921) was a German microbiologist who is generally credited with inventing the device known as the Petri dish after him, while working as assistant to bacteriologist Robert Koch.

Source: Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by Johns Hopkins CSSE, 13/02/2020 13:23:05.

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Pallar Inte Gullis För Cigg Igen…

February 3rd, 2020 Comments off

999 publicerade. Jag är fortfarande vaken men jag pallar inte att åka till Sju-i-luan på Gullis igen.

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Never Again!

January 30th, 2020 Comments off

You will never request this track again!

You will never ask anybody, no matter who it is, again. Ever! Do you understand me?

You will never, ever ask, request, imply, suggest or in any other conceivable way hint or make any reference what so ever to this track. Ever again!

You will never refer to this track. Am I being clear? Never. No! Not, ever again, never again! Ever…

– Här är den j**la tolvan!

That would be Electrolux 001, mm the first release is always special! And there’s another one… Danny Breaks. It is in the collection, but you need to find it.

It is Droppin’ Science 13 or 26? That will not help you. I’m fetching my phone, disregarded in the bar. And in fact it is 15 I’m looking for.

I haven’t… it is one of my absolute favourite tracks, and 12″, why? Because it is sublime Electro.

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Darwin

January 4th, 2020 Comments off

This is low-level programming, energy efficiency, geometry and Darwin.

People (humans) always seem take the shortest route. The gain in this particular location? It must be less than 2 metric meters (I probably could, if I remembered it correctly – use Pythagoras to calculate the distance more precisely)?

– What on Earth are you talking about?

Please pay attention to the non-existing grass, the cone in the back of the picture and where the pavement is actually located, never mind the many objects (cigarette stubs) in the front left corner of the picture.

It is humanity. Funny. And it is in fact the shorter route according to Pythagoras…

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