That "Jerry Hubbard" was a sixth cousin. :)

Jerry W. Hubbard
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> Wasn't Jerry Hubbard the sidekick of Barth Gimble?
>
> Ed Crowley MCSE+I MVP
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> "There are seldom good technological solutions to behavioral problems."
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> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Jerry W. Hubbard
> Sent: Saturday, January 06, 2001 9:27 PM
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> Subject: RE: Was: Question from a troll to a Yoda - Now: RFC Question
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> Dear Martin,
>
> Are you saying the frequency of the beat oscillates at frequency
> x and sets
> up a standing wave in the air surrounding it? Just and old f*rt technician
> seeing if he understands.
>
> Jerry W. Hubbard
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> PS This is a great list. :)
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
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> > [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Martin Tuip
> > Sent: Friday, January 04, 2002 7:04 AM
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> >
> >
> > Obviously bumble bees do fly but no fixed wing study in a conventional
> > wind tunnel has shown how enough lift can be generated to lift the huge
> > mass of a bumble bee (compared to its wing size). A wide range of
> > studies have been done in recent years to try to understand the bee's
> > unique method of flying.
> >
> > Insects like the bee do not flap their wings up and down as one might
> > think. The movement of their wings is forward and backward. Lay your
> > right hand on the table (palm down) and move it to the left. That is
> > what the bee does as the first part of its wing beat. This movement
> > produces lift because your hand produces the same effect as an airplane
> > wing. Air moving over the top produces a low pressure because of the
> > greater curvature, a principal known as Bernoulli's principal. Now flip
> > your hand over (palm up) and return it to its original position.
> >
> > Computer studies shown that the timing of the flip is critical. The wake
> > of the forward stroke allows the wing to recapture energy as the wing is
> > moved back. There is a surge of forces on the wing as this happens which
> > provides great lift at minimal energy. Dr. Adrian Thomas of Oxford
> > University says, "The whole system is a lot more complicated than we
> > thought." A lot remains to be done to understand this, but the
> > maneuverability and efficiency of it indicates man needs to understand
> > to improve his own methods of flying.
> >
> > To suggest that such systems come about by chance strains credibility to
> > the limit. The enormous complexity of the motion, the design of the
> > wings to do the flying, and the support system that moves the wing all
> > speaks of highly planned and designed structures that we still do not
> > totally understand.
> >
> >
> > Does that answer your question?
> >
> > Martin Tuip
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