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by Amber G.
21 Jul 2018 03:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 802
Views: 73864

Re: Understanding the US- Again

i am not disputing putin did it, or trump knew it etc. putin has so far never accepted interference. before helsinki, or in helsinki as well - except the 'yes i did' clip you posted. - which points to possibility that he was answering yes twice, but to first question. really doubt that putin would ...
by Amber G.
20 Jul 2018 23:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 802
Views: 73864

Re: Understanding the US- Again

I don't think he said Yes for both the questions. It looks like that, but its possible he was responding to first question, without realizing second question, or realizing it too late. I am pretty sure he did.. listen to the whole (not my 20 second clip) and there I think is no doubt. This has been...
by Amber G.
20 Jul 2018 21:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation
Replies: 491
Views: 40155

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation

AmberG, With your academic background this UD3 thing can work? Where will they get D3? Sorry did not see before, a few points: From what I know, US (and India and others excepts Pak and possibly China) do not use UD3 as initiators. Of course, exact details will be classified. US in earlier days (19...
by Amber G.
20 Jul 2018 21:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 802
Views: 73864

Re: Understanding the US- Again

Perry Mason Moment:
""YES I DID! YES I DID" Putin Admits Directing Officials to Help Trump Become US President.
by Amber G.
20 Jul 2018 20:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 802
Views: 73864

Re: Understanding the US- Again

In the midst of incredible noise, trolling, silly ugly countless posts about HiC/servers/emails, dropping stale pearls of wisdom in nauseating pinglish... here goes an article which may be of interest to some who are not familiar with Magnitsky act and who may want to know why Trump's "offer&qu...
by Amber G.
20 Jul 2018 08:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 802
Views: 73864

Re: Understanding the US- Again

Meanwhile a big diss to the conman: JUST IN: In unanimous 98-0 vote, Senate passes non-binding resolution expressing opposition to allowing Russia to interview current and former U.S. officials. Seems a pretty decisive condemnation on Putin’s proposed quid pro quo of handing Browder & co (+ 11 U...
by Amber G.
20 Jul 2018 08:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 802
Views: 73864

Re: Understanding the US- Again

Rep Adam Schiff and Swalwell just made a motion in House Intel Committee to subpoena the American interpreter during the summit — the only witness to Trump’s meeting with Putin. This is an extraordinary remedy, but Trump’s actions necessitate it.…And I dare say (some legal minds think it will be lik...
by Amber G.
19 Jul 2018 21:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2573
Views: 168021

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Just sharing some positive news for Pakistan (so Pak lurkers can be proud) which hasn't to my knowledge has been shared in Pak news papers.. Recent International Math Olympiad, Pak did very well. Few years ago virtually every contestant used to get zero but this time none of them got a zero. In fact...
by Amber G.
16 Jul 2018 19:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation
Replies: 491
Views: 40155

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation

[uranium deuteride] ..The initiator appears to be one of the key technologies that A.Q. Khan, the Pakistani nuclear expert who ran a black market in atomic goods, sold to Iran, North Korea and other nations. Uranium deuteride brought an amusing smile..as I remember discussing it in BRF with famous ...
by Amber G.
15 Jul 2018 06:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 802
Views: 73864

Re: Understanding the US- Again

Plenty of residents are charged and have pled guilty. It’s not like that matters either to the “haha fake news” and “deep state” crowd. Just facts no body questions/or can easily be verified - Trump was briefed beforehand before he left for the trip - He knew that indictments are coming and when. (...
by Amber G.
14 Jul 2018 23:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2355
Views: 46492

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

^^^ Yes, one event was the main news, but there are others (may be as many as dozen or so) where the evidence may become stronger. One should note that telescopes like Fermi have data archived for years and so they will be able to confirm if other observations which IceCube recorded earlier, too has...
by Amber G.
13 Jul 2018 04:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1521
Views: 183712

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

I am happy that Pak supporter Paul Manafort is in now in Jail.. I made a post about this guy.. a few years ago..It is still worth reading..<see link below> https://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/viewtopic.php?p=2056199#p2056199 (Of course, at that time some of he die-hard Trump supporters pooh-poohed -- ...
by Amber G.
13 Jul 2018 03:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1726
Views: 75080

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

Also, (since I don't see any news in MSM - specially Indian news papers - some more data,, Cutoffs Bronze: 16 Silver: 25 Gold: 31 Ranking 1. USA 2. Russia 3. China 4. Ukraine 5. Thailand 6. Taiwan 7. Korea 8. Singapore 9. Poland 10. Indonesia.. .... 28 India Team results at : http://www.imo-official...
by Amber G.
13 Jul 2018 02:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1726
Views: 75080

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

^^^ For the record ( Name, score (out of 42) and Medal) IND1 Sutanay Bhattacharya 21 Bronze IND2 Spandan Ghosh 21 Bronze IND3 Amit Kumar Malik 10 HM IND4 Anant Mudgal} 26 Silver IND5 Pulkit Sinha 26 Silver IND6 Pranjal Srivastava 28 Silver (I am specially impressed by Pranjal - He is youngest - had ...
by Amber G.
13 Jul 2018 01:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1726
Views: 75080

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

Congratulations to U.S. team on their 1st place victory at the 59th International Mathematical Olympiad in Romania! (5 golds, 1 Silver, 1 perfect score, Wow!) https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dh6eKflXcAAhp2Z.jpg Congratulations to Indian team. (3 Silvers, 2 Bronze, 1 HM). I was watching it for last few d...
by Amber G.
13 Jul 2018 01:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1521
Views: 183712

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Congratulations to U.S. team on their 1st place victory at the 59th International Mathematical Olympiad in Romania! (5 golds, 1 Silver, 1 perfect score, Wow!) https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dh6eKflXcAAhp2Z.jpg Congratulations to Indian team. (3 Silvers, 2 Bronze, 1 HM). I was watching it for last few d...
by Amber G.
13 Jul 2018 00:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2355
Views: 46492

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

Listened to the NSF press conference... Now this will be a major news in all the news papers.. A Nice article in Science: http://science.sciencemag.org/content/361/6398/eaat1378 or this: Here's Why Today's Neutrino Discovery Is a Big Deal *** So now we have multi-messenger astronomy events for EM as...
by Amber G.
12 Jul 2018 19:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1726
Views: 75080

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

Added later: The official results have been posted. ( https://www.imo-official.org/results.aspx ) But I am keeping my original message. It was fun to predict/guess while partial results were known. **** Original message *** IMO 2018 - Based on partial results (and information from coaches/students, ...
by Amber G.
10 Jul 2018 20:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2355
Views: 46492

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

And Don't make other plans for Thursday, July 12, at 11 am (U.S. ET.) -- Listen to press conference/announcement.. Rumor is that there is an exciting news is about another Multi-messenger Astronomy - Neutron stars colliding and getting detected by LIGO as well as other telescopes? Neutrinos? More de...
by Amber G.
09 Jul 2018 22:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1726
Views: 75080

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

The third problem of International Math olympiad happens to be an old problem, I am sure I saw it in Scientific American's Gardenr's column. (My father was interested in such problems so I have happy memories of playing with such patterns. Of course, I had lots of fun introducing Pascal's triangle (...
by Amber G.
09 Jul 2018 22:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1726
Views: 75080

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

IMO contest is just over.. Rumors (per students) for the first day (yesterday) Problem 1 All 6 got it Problem 2 1 perfect, 1 near perfect, 1 half, 3 no. Problem 3 (None got it). *** Official results and problems will be out shortly (in a day or so) and I will post the results here. I think US will b...
by Amber G.
09 Jul 2018 04:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1726
Views: 75080

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

The International Math Olympiads 2018 are currently in process. Good luck to Alll, specially Indian and US teams. US Team: - James Lin (Contestant 1)(19 years old, Gold in IMO 2017) • Participation at IMO: 2017 (G) - Adam Ardeishar (Contestant 2)(16 years old) - Mihir Anand Singhal (Contestant 3)(17...
by Amber G.
05 Jul 2018 19:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2573
Views: 168021

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

^^^But but but. from .. Imran Khan's Verified account This picture[below] shows how even one tree makes a difference. That is why our BillionTreeTsunami continues to get global recognition. The WEF once again highlighted the BTT asking "Should your country follow Pakistan's example of planting ...
by Amber G.
05 Jul 2018 19:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2660
Views: 481067

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

^^^ Also informative read is nasaspaceflights dot com as given by others.. ISRO conducts pad abort test for Indian human space flight program From above a historic video: The test demonstrates a launch pad abort, where a problem before or at the moment of liftoff requires that the crew be ejected to...
by Amber G.
05 Jul 2018 01:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2573
Views: 168021

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Thanks Falijee for explaining my last picture.. I know this is from Pakistan.. but what's happening here.. and what's the big occasion? https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DhM7J6hWAAIJM7u.jpg (Photo is from today ( @OfficialDGISPR ) "The event is organised by Ring of Pakistan in collaboration with ISPR...
by Amber G.
05 Jul 2018 00:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2660
Views: 481067

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Just to be clear - GPS sats communication to GPS receiver units in cars/boats is *only* one way . GPS sats only transmits and do *not* receive any signals from phones/gps_units/watches etc. Hand held units can get exact location but to send that (SOS/urgent communications ityadi) information they n...
by Amber G.
04 Jul 2018 23:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2573
Views: 168021

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Thanks Falijee for explaining my last picture.. I know this is from Pakistan.. but what's happening here.. and what's the big occasion? https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DhM7J6hWAAIJM7u.jpg (Photo is from today ( @OfficialDGISPR ) "The event is organised by Ring of Pakistan in collaboration with ISPR...
by Amber G.
04 Jul 2018 22:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2660
Views: 481067

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

The non-military grade signal open for general use isn't that accurate. Only the US mil has access to the super accurate signal, no other entity or country does. NATO does, no?? To be clear - as I said before (check out my earlier message or any good source), for US GPS systems, there is practicall...
by Amber G.
04 Jul 2018 22:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2660
Views: 481067

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Chinese system is supposed to be most advance (as per my Navigation teacher at yacht cub). GPS handheld device can send signal to sats like (SOS and other urgent communication). There are wrist watches that have been doing this for years. Available freely and commercially. Just to be clear - GPS sa...
by Amber G.
30 Jun 2018 01:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2660
Views: 481067

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

^^^ Just to be clear - My posts about He3, Hubble etc are primarily for educational purposes -- as both items are newsworthy in their own right.
by Amber G.
30 Jun 2018 00:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2355
Views: 46492

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

https://twitter.com/cardiffPHYSX/status/1011594544251535362 >>Listen to @chrisenorth and @JeniMillard (also @AwesomeAstroPod presenter) in conversation with @LIGO Nobel Prize Winner Prof Barry Barish. They discuss the beginnings of LIGO, technological challenges, and how winning the Nobel has change...
by Amber G.
29 Jun 2018 16:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2660
Views: 481067

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

If there were trillions to be made mining Helium-3 on the moon, the US and Russia would be there already. /sigh/ Wow! Meanwhile just for information sharing and not to "debate" pointless things..and may be put some perspective "OTOH" From today's NY times.. >>> The long awaiting...
by Amber G.
29 Jun 2018 02:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2660
Views: 481067

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

A ...Nobody gives a crap about a Rover on the moon because there is almost zero scientific discoveries coming from there. Not sure if "zero scientific discoveries" part..Some say He3 mining alone may worth trillions of rupees. For example see: India's Mission to Find and Mine Futuristic N...
by Amber G.
22 Jun 2018 22:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2660
Views: 481067

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

^^^ Also, BTW as far as US is concerned- for now, and all practical purposes - the accuracy of the GPS signal is identical for both the civilian GPS service (SPS) and the military GPS service (PPS). (Thanks to Presidential policy ( post Kargil) which changed this - and some good thing Gore and some ...
by Amber G.
22 Jun 2018 22:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2660
Views: 481067

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

The non-military grade signal open for general use isn't that accurate. Only the US mil has access to the super accurate signal, no other entity or country does. Sorry if this has already been discussed, but one can reach accuracy (less than cm) with existing systems..(eg ground based systems which...
by Amber G.
15 Jun 2018 22:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2573
Views: 168021

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

^^^ If someone wants to know the url of above it is http://www.thefridaytimes.com/tft/such-gup-240/
by Amber G.
08 Jun 2018 01:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2660
Views: 481067

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

^^^(-1) BTW if you want to check your clock (or your computer/iPhone's) against NPL standard, maintained by CSIR -- You can check it here <NPL's clock> (few dozen milliseconds delay due to the signal reaches you over internet but accurate within .1 second or so). You can set "time.nplindia.org&...
by Amber G.
06 Jun 2018 10:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2355
Views: 46492

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

Some time ago there was a discussion about India and Nobel Prize.. Some may find it interesting -- thoughts by a well known physicist.
Why is India not producing Nobel Laureates?
By: Rajesh Gopakumar
by Amber G.
06 Jun 2018 10:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2355
Views: 46492

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

Nice article in Scientific American which covers the news I posted on June 1. It covers recent paper (https://arxiv.org/abs/1805.11581 ). What can #GW170817 tell us about the structure of neutron stars? - https://static.scientificamerican.com/sciam/cache/file/53BC7429-19EB-4496-BB34E3601E27F14A.jpg?...

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