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Wile E. Coyote
30th May 2001, 15:00
A picture of Concorde which is only 100 microns from nose to tail!
http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/creatures/pages/concorde.html

Send Clowns
30th May 2001, 15:03
Now that's a cool way to doodle!

Big Red ' L '
30th May 2001, 18:22
So, how big is a hundred microns then..?

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Its not the fall that kills you...Its the sudden stop.....

ExSimGuy
30th May 2001, 20:33
It's exactly three-quarters of a "tiny bit"

(I must have too much time on my hands :) )

What_does_this_button_do?
30th May 2001, 20:49
Mornington Crescent

Opps, wrong thread!

Send Clowns
30th May 2001, 21:42
A micron is the same as a micrometre, i.e. 1/1,000,000 of a metre, so 100 microns is 0.1 mm.

Norfolk and airspeed
30th May 2001, 22:55
The artist must have very steady hands :)

Mr Creosote
31st May 2001, 09:23
Shame the writer of the article didn't have the same attention to detail - the bit about the clocks is arse-about. :)

ExSimGuy
31st May 2001, 12:35
Whoops! So it is - "wrong direction" http://www.pprune.org/ubb/NonCGI/tongue.gif

Someone's awake here

(I still must have too much time on my hands :) )

Bullethead
31st May 2001, 15:26
Looks more like one of these if you ask me. :)
http://www.dfrc.nasa.gov/gallery/photo/XB-70/Small/ED97-44244-2.jpg

[This message has been edited by Bullethead (edited 31 May 2001).]