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    I've just made a rocket using the reaction between mento mints and coca cola. Lifted up to three and a half feet


    The hand of time rested on the half-hour mark, and all along that old front line of the English there came a whistling and a crying. The men of the first wave climbed up the parapets, in tumult, darkness, and the presence of death, and having done with all pleasant things, advanced across No Man's Land to begin the Battle of the Somme. - Poet John Masefield.

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    good.
    Now you will surely win nobel prize in chemistry


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    Quote Originally Posted by leohopkins
    I've just made a rocket using the reaction between mento mints and coca cola. Lifted up to three and a half feet
    Just another 499,996.5 ft to go and you have an orbital coke bottle!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Megabrain
    Quote Originally Posted by leohopkins
    I've just made a rocket using the reaction between mento mints and coca cola. Lifted up to three and a half feet
    Just another 499,996.5 ft to go and you have an orbital coke bottle!
    Mega as a moderator i suggest you try to be a good exemple and use the scientificly correct units. SI units
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    I am not sure how well the original poster would respond, since they used feet so did I. But just for you - 167Km (give or take a mile or two :wink: )
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    I am not sure how well the original poster would respond, since they used feet so did I.
    that is of no relevans. They want to play by tha rules of science by wanting to learn and discuss it therefor they have to learn the scientific units and use them.
    The imperial units are as good as dead as a dodo
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    Well just remember if you want to be a pedant, good science requires good communication as well... 8)
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    thats exacly why no other units are allowed
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    A decent standard of prose is what I was alluding to, You learn to spell proper an I'll use SI units KMS - or should that be KMA
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    Well, it WASNT exaclty as scientific experiment per se, it was more of a drunken fun lets have a go at this kind of experiment.
    It was fun while it lasted.
    Needless to say everyone was drinking neat shots for the rest of the night

    Oh well......Oh, and I could have worked out how far the bottle travelled in a fractional AU. but really, I couldnt be bothered. It managed a few feet, eveyone got wet (especially the girl from next dor wearing only a white t-shirt) - Talk about chemistry !!
    The hand of time rested on the half-hour mark, and all along that old front line of the English there came a whistling and a crying. The men of the first wave climbed up the parapets, in tumult, darkness, and the presence of death, and having done with all pleasant things, advanced across No Man's Land to begin the Battle of the Somme. - Poet John Masefield.

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    A decent standard of prose is what I was alluding to, You learn to spell proper an I'll use SI units KMS
    Good that means you´ll be my mentor on spelling and i´ll be yours on SI
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    i skiped a maths lecture to do that once. it was a friday, and it was hot. the ducks in the lake wanted bread, but we didnt have any.



    but we didnt even get it off the ground. it was cheap cola.

    and perhaps if we knew we could get a noble prize we would have spent the extra euro for propper COKE.
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