written (during one of my bouts of insomnia) an account of how space-craft get
helped along their journeys by making a close pass by a planet. My page on the
Newtonian two-body problem got a bit
of a tidy-up in the process.
I've worked out how to use .htaccess
files, exploiting the fact that the seen on
the public version of this site is a sub-directory of the one I see at home, to
have the HTML validator button on my pages redirect to the W3C's validator when
public but to a local installation of the validator when I'm at home, which
greatly simplifies my on-going program of rolling validation.
stop when boring feature (among other adjustments) to my implementation
of the finite state automaton named life by its discoverer, John Horton
Conway. Also (fixed some bugs and) flagrantly abused MAP elements
to satisfy the
validator, which didn't like my use of TABLEs in