A Tale of Two Centimeters: The Near Collapse of the Colorado River Dam System in 1983.
My opposition to the Glen Canyon dam was consistent even before I stumbled across this story of how two centimeters came between the greatest ... 14 Banqiao and Shimantan combined released 600 million cubic meters of water: Powell Reservoir in June 1983 ...
Expert assessment: Sea-level rise could exceed one meter in this century
The 90 experts participating in the survey anticipate a median sea-level rise of 200-300 centimeters by the year 2300 for a scenario ... For unmitigated emissions, half of the experts (51%) gave 1.5 meters or more and a quarter (27%) 2 meters or more.
'Odd-Split' Repeaters on 2 Meters
I've heard many people talk about these "odd-split" machines ... I personally have no problem with 1 Mc split repeaters on 2 meters as long as they're contained in the commonly accepted pairs for them. Electrically speaking, it's actually more desirable ...
Give him 2.54 centimeters and he'll take 1.609344 kilometers
It’s so much easier than trying to remember how many inches there are to a mile ... Will bars sell a 0.914 meters of ale? Will biologists have to start writing papers on 2.54 centimeter worms? Who would listen to an album by the rock group 22.86 ...
Representing time periods in 3D
3D objects grow n^3 times ... meters, and the Randall's Island Park Soccer Fields' 110 meters * 66 meters * 1.9 meters yields the 13,800 cubic meters (13.8 billion cubic centimeters) that we need. To represent the age of the Earth linearly, at 1 cm/year ...