Iben blogs about computer graphics customization, recording music with a computer and more.
Iben's Articles for March, 2018
March 15, 2018 by Iben
We have a space outpost 1 light year from earth that we want

to send a message to in much less than a year.

We have a collection of satellites in large orbit around earth

and a collection of satellites in large orbit around the outpost.

Each satellite will have a large mirror for collecting, focusing and reflecting

our transmissions. Each satellite will travel at 99% the speed of light.

When we transmit our message from earth we will utilize a satellite near earth

and a sate...
March 23, 2018 by Iben
US National Debt


1929 $ 17 billion

--------------------Multiplier 2.35 --Herbert C. Hoover - Franklin D. Roosevelt

1939 $ 40 billion

--------------------Multiplier 6.33 --Franklin D. Roosevelt - Harry S. Truman - World War 2

1949 $ 253 billion

--------------------Multiplier 1.13 --Harry S. Truman - Dwight D. Eisenhower

1959 $ 285 billion

--------------------Multiplier 1.24 --Dwight D. Eisenhower - John F. Kennedy - Lyndon B. Johnson

1969 $ 354 billion