[Beowulf] cold cathode fluorescent backlighting

Jim Lux James.P.Lux at jpl.nasa.gov
Fri Jun 29 16:59:59 EDT 2007


At 01:47 PM 6/29/2007, Douglas Eadline wrote:

>--snip--
>
> >
> >>  Those of us who
> >>are old enough remember that we we were told not to sit too close
> >>because it could damage our eyes.  Those of us who sat too close anyway
> >>have a higher risk of cataracts and skin cancers.
> >
> > are you sure that's not from playing out in the sun all summer in the
> > days before SPF50 and solumbra fabric.
>
>You mean like playing out in the sun all day and then coming in
>at night, watching "Lost in Space" (up close), with a glass of
>Tang. Sun, sugar, and X-rays, those were the days. Notice I did
>not mention the X-ray machine that would determine your shoe
>size -- when buying your Keds or PF Flyers. I really could "jump
>higher and run faster." *

I'm sure your body was built stronger 12 ways too.

>  --
>  Doug
>
>* for those who are not chonologicly gifted, the previous
>statements will not make much sense

James Lux, P.E.
Spacecraft Radio Frequency Subsystems Group
Flight Communications Systems Section
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Mail Stop 161-213
4800 Oak Grove Drive
Pasadena CA 91109
tel: (818)354-2075
fax: (818)393-6875 


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