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Autumn leaves ?

Postby lcarreau » Thu Sep 20, 2012 2:20 am

Hey, are you guys awake up there ???

This Utah member took a great picture of recent fall colors, already appearing in the high country.

http://www.summitpost.org/castle-rocks/814977/c-814986

Anybody else :?: :?:
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Re: Autumn leaves ?

Postby ZeeJay » Thu Sep 20, 2012 3:59 pm

Thanks Larry, the maples are a bright red, but the aspens are just barely starting to turn.
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Re: Autumn leaves ?

Postby lcarreau » Sun Oct 14, 2012 3:06 am

So ..... WHERE is everybody else?

Oh ... they must be watching Cougars ..... :shock:

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Re: Autumn leaves ?

Postby lcarreau » Mon Oct 15, 2012 2:30 am

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Re: Autumn leaves ?

Postby Vitaliy M. » Thu Nov 29, 2012 9:06 pm

rofl
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Re: Autumn leaves ?

Postby lcarreau » Fri Nov 30, 2012 12:30 am

Thanks for the advice ... I was outside today getting friendly with leaves ... then, I saw the neighbor's dog relegated to awesome CHORES ... 8)

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Re: Autumn leaves ?

Postby lcarreau » Fri Nov 30, 2012 2:04 am

My prediction is this thread will (now) drop like autumn leaves dipped in liquified iridium.
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Re: Autumn leaves ?

Postby dan2see » Fri Nov 30, 2012 3:58 am

lcarreau wrote:My prediction is this thread will (now) drop like autumn leaves dipped in liquified iridium.
Normally, an autumn leaf leaves its tree due to the abscission layer. The same thing makes an apple drop out of its tree.

Wikipedia wrote:Iridium is the chemical element with atomic number 77, and is represented by the symbol Ir. A very hard, brittle, silvery-white transition metal of the platinum family, iridium is the second-densest element (after osmium) and is the most corrosion-resistant metal, even at temperatures as high as 2000 °C.
That's even hotter in Fahrenheit.
Iridium melts at 2739 K, 2466 °C, 4471 °F
Iridium boils at 4701 K, 4428 °C, 8002 °F
Its density is 22.56 g·cm−3
So a pink tricam made of iridium would weight about a half a pound.

Wikipedia wrote: It is thought that the total amount of iridium in the planet Earth is much higher than that observed in crustal rocks, but as with other platinum group metals, the high density and tendency of iridium to bond with iron caused most iridium to descend below the crust when the planet was young and still molten.
So there's plenty down there.
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Re: Autumn leaves ?

Postby mrchad9 » Fri Nov 30, 2012 4:09 am

What happened to my baby-faced angel?
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