[ExI] Efficiency of wind power

Kelly Anderson kellycoinguy at gmail.com
Mon Apr 18 03:55:14 UTC 2011

On Sun, Apr 17, 2011 at 6:01 PM, spike <spike66 at att.net> wrote:
>>... On Behalf Of Kelly Anderson
> ...
>>...Thank you very much for this clarification. I somehow missed the
> difference between fission and nuclear decay. Lord Kelvin estimated the age
> of the earth at something around 8000 years based on the cooling without the
> nuclear component...-Kelly
> _______________________________________________
> Reference please, but I very much disagree.  For history of science fans,
> this is an interesting chapter.  Before anyone heard of radioactivity, the
> devout Christian Lord Kelvin had done a calculation that showed the earth
> was at least 20 million years old.  That piece of mathematics was
> *remarkably* sophisticated.  I went through that analysis line by line in my
> misspent youth, learned about Bessel functions that way.

I will learn some day not to put anything in my posts that I don't
look up. You are of course correct. I guess I got my Christian
creationist apologist stories cross linked.


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