[rescue] Yessssss!! OT:- Big Iron

Al Potter apotter at spankingnuns.com
Sat Dec 20 18:09:05 CST 2003

shel at cmhcsys.com said:
> In the Gates CompSci building at Stanford they have one platter from
> their original hard disk drive.

> Solid steel, about an inch thick, and about 5 _feet_ in diameter.

> And it wasn't the only one in the "pack," either.

> As I remember the accompanying blurb, the drive took two hours to spin
> up and stabilize.  How they delt with gyroscopic precession, I have no
> idea. 

I think you just explained global warming.... it tilted the earth.


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