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  • Documentary on the Ark

    On channel 4 now. Interesting stuff. For starters, they reckon the original was circular.

    Roy
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    They're launching their ark now... "the team have lost control of the ark - it's a dangerous moment" - and it's afloat!

    Uh-oh it's leaking. There's water coming in. Looks like Noah would have needed a diesel generator and an electric pump.

    It does basically work though, and it's a very cool boat.

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    • #3
      How could it possibly circular given the rectangular dimensions?

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      • #4
        Originally posted by Teallaura View Post
        How could it possibly circular given the rectangular dimensions?
        They were basing their design on Babylonian clay tablet inscriptions, not on Genesis.

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        Jorge: Functional Complex Information is INFORMATION that is complex and functional.

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        • #5
          Ah, okay.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Roy View Post
            On channel 4 now. Interesting stuff. For starters, they reckon the original was circular.

            Roy
            Well, duh!

            Since Arcs are drawn with a compass, they are of necessity circular.

            I wonder if Noah d'Ark used pi=3?



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            • #7
              Originally posted by klaus54 View Post
              I wonder if Noah d'Ark used pi=3?
              I hope not, we all know the trouble caused when Bergholt Stuttley Johnson did that for his Mail Sorting machine.
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