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Nnadir is a mildly amusing cranky guy living in New Jersey with his wife and two sons. He seems to have a strange fascination with elements that have f orbitals. He harbors the puerile opinion that the future matters.

Diaries published: 399 (889 days since last diary on Sun Dec 16, 2012 at 08:39 AM PST)

Comments posted: 8077 (684 days since last comment on Mon Jul 08, 2013 at 05:12 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: frequent

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 5371

Total Comment Ratings: 19047

Most Recommended Diary: My Eight Year Old and I Had a Chat Tonight., 216 comments, 195 recommends

People Following NNadir: 197

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The paper from the primary scientific literature that I will discuss in this diary is from the journal Tree Physiology and has the (long winded) title "Mistletoe effects on Scots pine decline ...
by NNadir
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Dec 16, 2012 at 08:39 AM PST with 16 Recommends
So called "renewable energy," as represented by the combustion of biomass, is a major health problem on this planet, responsible for a considerable fraction of the 3.3 million deaths associated with ...
by NNadir
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Oct 21, 2012 at 01:29 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Some people are complaining about the scant attention being paid to climate change in the current election. I'm not among them, and it's not because I am unconcerned with the outcome of the ...
by NNadir
Comment Count 30 comments on Sat Oct 13, 2012 at 09:33 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
This will be a very brief note. In the comments section of my last diary on this website, The Transplutonium Element Curium Found On Mars , I remarked, in response to a question that the Curiosity ...
by NNadir
Comment Count 23 comments on Sat Aug 25, 2012 at 05:51 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
It is, you know. (Someone put it there.) Curium, named for the great nuclear chemist Marie Curie, was discovered by Glenn Seaborg. Tomorrow Darleane Hoffman, the great nuclear chemist - now in ...
by NNadir
Comment Count 50 comments on Sat Aug 18, 2012 at 09:15 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
The practice described in the title of this diary will, I predict, never happen, although, as I will describe below relying on a paper published in the scientific journal Industrial and Chemical ...
by NNadir
Comment Count 57 comments on Sat Jul 14, 2012 at 02:17 PM PDT with 17 Recommends

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