Welcome, please look around!
Besides some personal information you can find:
- About Myths, Facts and Fallacies.
- Short references to zeolite catalysis.
- Short items about China: characters, music, literature and history,
Slide viewer: John Thomson's fotographs of China 1868-72.
- Some software:
Chinese tools: Lookup tool for CEDICT Chinese-English dictionary
and script to convert pinyin tone numbers to tone marks .
References to astronomical software: free planetarium programs HNSKY, XEphem.
- Links to many news sites.
News you won't find on CNN or FOXNEWS.
Access: a new global movement for digital freedom.
BOINC: Compute for Science
BOINC is a program that lets you donate your idle computer time to science projects like Einstein@Home, Climateprediction.net, Rosetta@home, World Community Grid, and many others.
After installing BOINC on your computer, you can connect it to as many of these projects as you like.
crunching numbers on my PC!
Catch a Wave From Space
Einstein@Home is a program that uses your computer's idle time to search for spinning neutron stars (also called pulsars) using data from the LIGO and GEO gravitational wave detectors.
The Einstein@Home project now has more than 100,000 users with computing credit and is currently searching the most sensitive 840 hours of data from LIGO's first science run at design sensitivity (S5).
Please ask your friends and colleagues to sign up!