Wednesday, May 26, 2010


Hanford B Reactor control panel

During the Hanford B Reactor's long tenure (1944 to 1968), this area was one of the only positions where you could sit and monitor various states of the reactor, although the whole room was filled with racks of analog gauges, plotters, screens, and controls.

Italian Nobel Laureate Enrico Fermi sat here when the B Reactor went crititical in September, 1944. His office was on the other side of the small monitoring room.

The red lever at the far right of the frame is where the reactor could be shut down, if needed. It was covered with a plastic case, after an accidental leaning on the lever caused a shutdown.

Taken with a Leica M8, and Canon 28/2.8 ltm lens.
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kitty dreaming

An earlier version of this frequently updated cat behavior page: mentioned that one of the indications of a cat being in deep sleep and dreaming is when their mouth is slightly open.

Taken with the Leica M8, Summilux 75/1.4 @ 1.4, 1/180, ISO 640.
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Monday, May 17, 2010


spring trees

another with the ultra wide CV 15/4.5.
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wide angle

Leica M8 with Cosina Voightlander CV 15/4.5 ltm lens. 1/250 @ f5.6, ISO 160.
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Sunday, May 02, 2010



Leica M8, Summilux 35/1.4 pre-asph.
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