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originally posted by: MystikMushroom
a reply to: ZetaRediculian
Interesting, they all seem to be over large population centers, and mainly in countries associated with "Five Eyes".
originally posted by: BASSPLYR
a reply to: tetra50
"You were exalted by the sight of it, and then moved at what it may mean for humankind, everywhere…… "
I know the feeling. That's pretty much how I felt after seeing a triangle.
A Penrose tiling is a non-periodic tiling generated by an aperiodic set of prototiles. Penrose tilings are named after mathematician and physicist Roger Penrose who investigated these sets in the 1970s. The aperiodicity of the Penrose prototiles implies that a shifted copy of a Penrose tiling will never match the original. A Penrose tiling may be constructed so as to exhibit both reflection symmetry and fivefold rotational symmetry, as in the diagram at the right.
A Penrose tiling has many remarkable properties, most notably:
It is non-periodic, which means that it lacks any translational symmetry.
It is self-similar, so the same patterns occur at larger and larger scales. Thus, the tiling can be obtained through "inflation" (or "deflation") and any finite patch from the tiling occurs infinitely many times.
It is a quasicrystal: implemented as a physical structure a Penrose tiling will produce Bragg diffraction and its diffractogram reveals both the fivefold symmetry and the underlying long range order.
Claims of US5523757
1. A substance comprising a shell and, within the shell, a signal absorbing material, wherein said shell comprises a hollow microsphere and further wherein said signal absorbing material consists essentially of molybdenum disulfide.
2. The substance according to claim 1 wherein said hollow microsphere is made of monomers.
3. The substance according to claim 1 wherein said substance is incorporated in a coating of a device for attenuating electromagnetic waves to which said device is subjected.
4. The substance claim 1 wherein said substance is incorporated in a coating of an electronic yielding device.
5. The substance according to claim 1 wherein said substance is incorporated in a coating of a camouflage device.
6. The substance according to claim 1, said substance is incorporated in a coating of a device comprising a composite material comprising structures; said materials and structure possessing the ability to resonate or yield at frequencies in the visible, IR, LIDAR, RADAR, SONAR, and DOPPLER frequencies.
7. The shell of claim 1 containing a deuterated water.
8. The shell of claim 1 containing ammoniated water.
9. The substance according to claim 1 wherein said hollow microsphere is made of polymers.
10. The substance according to claim 1 wherein said hollow microsphere is made of UV-light curable material.
11. A method of using a substance as claimed in claim 1 comprising applying said substance to an object for reducing observability of said object.
12. The method of claim 11 where such method enables application in the form of a singular layer.
13. The method of claim 11 where such method enables application in multiple layers.
14. The method of claim 11 where such method enables application in the form of a matrix.
15. The method of claim 11 wherein said step of applying said substance to an object is performed by spraying said substance onto said object.
What other manipulations of EM energy could be desirable?
This thread is so hard to follow, it's like my 14 month old kid trying to keep his wooden train on the tracks. Can we limit the amount of times a specific person can post in a day?
This would then be consistent with quantum field theory, where (in photon terms) the time-polarized (scalar) photon combined with the longitudinal photon is observable as the instantaneous scalar potential. Neither the scalar photon nor the longitudinal photon is individually observable.