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PhD in physics (Cornell, 1991) interested in energy, space, science issues. Contributor to Energize America.

Real Name: Arthur Smith

Gender: Male

Location: NY, USA

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Twitter: arthursmith

Diaries published: 42 (1704 days since last diary on Mon Sep 27, 2010 at 12:31 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 463 (1543 days since last comment on Mon Mar 07, 2011 at 09:52 AM PST)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 781

Total Comment Ratings: 1178

Most Recommended Diary: ENERGIZE AMERICA: The High Speed Passenger Rail Act, Draft 1, 360 comments, 163 recommends

People Following apsmith: 6

apsmith's Most Recent Diaries:

Here at DKos we're used to stories of congressional Republicans behaving badly. Sometimes it's on things that shouldn't matter to anybody else (sex scandals - other than the hypocrisy angle). ...
by apsmith
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Sep 27, 2010 at 12:31 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
I've had a number of responses to my last post on changing the US Senate , in particular pointing out ...
by apsmith
Comment Count 59 comments on Thu Jul 29, 2010 at 08:51 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
The recently announced death of the climate bill in the US Senate has been cause for much anguish in the last ...
by apsmith
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat Jul 24, 2010 at 09:14 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
"Combined Heat and Power" (CHP) or "cogeneration" systems for producing both heat and electric power are generally mature and really can reduce emissions of CO2 compared to other fossil-fuel ...
by apsmith
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Mar 03, 2010 at 09:35 AM PST with 9 Recommends
My criticism of various claims about "Combined Heat and Power" (CHP) or cogeneration systems was something I had thought I could keep brief, since the issue was intuitively clear to me. But ...
by apsmith
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Feb 12, 2010 at 09:46 AM PST with 5 Recommends
I was prompted to write the following essay after reading a "tweet" from David Roberts of Grist (@...
by apsmith
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Dec 24, 2009 at 05:42 AM PST with 5 Recommends

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