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G'day fellas, for a long time I've been an interested observer of changes to the ultronomicon. Still young, but already a great thing! Just finished physics honours at Sydney, and am starting a PhD in astrophysics. Star Control II was one of the first games I ever played. I am a unix stalwart, cricket addict and protoss executor.
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G'day fellas, for a long time I've been an interested observer of changes to the ultronomicon. Still young (although, I'm not sure if it's still ''very'' young, as it says on the main page), but already great! I'm a research student in astrophysics. Star Control II was one of the first games I ever played. I am a unix stalwart and protoss executor - [http://www.baggygreen.com.au/ cricket] is my [[Frungy|frungy]].
  
 
*[http://www.physics.usyd.edu.au/~asmith/ My page at the school of physics]
 
*[http://www.physics.usyd.edu.au/~asmith/ My page at the school of physics]
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Cheers to everyone for all the great work so far!
 
Cheers to everyone for all the great work so far!
  
Smithy
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==Current Projects==
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===Planet Landing Risk-Reward Formula===
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[[User:PsiPhi|PsiPhi]] first mentioned this idea [[User talk:PsiPhi/StarBox|in 2005]] (not that I was around, or even knew the ultronomicon existed at the time), and two months ago got us working on the idea [[Talk:Planet landing risk-reward formula|here]]. This is an excellent idea, but as he said back then, it's ambitious. We ([[User:PsiPhi|PsiPhi]], [[User:Fyzixfighter|Fyzixfighter]], [[User:Valaggar|Valaggar]] and yours truly) have been discussing it since, and many interesting and challenging issues have come up. This is one of those problems which I think gets more interesting the harder it gets. From my perspective it's great that some of the things I've learned in research are finding a use in Star Control.
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===History of the Star Control Fan Universe===
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More on this later.

Revision as of 00:09, 10 December 2007

G'day fellas, for a long time I've been an interested observer of changes to the ultronomicon. Still young (although, I'm not sure if it's still very young, as it says on the main page), but already great! I'm a research student in astrophysics. Star Control II was one of the first games I ever played. I am a unix stalwart and protoss executor - cricket is my frungy.

Cheers to everyone for all the great work so far!

Current Projects

Planet Landing Risk-Reward Formula

PsiPhi first mentioned this idea in 2005 (not that I was around, or even knew the ultronomicon existed at the time), and two months ago got us working on the idea here. This is an excellent idea, but as he said back then, it's ambitious. We (PsiPhi, Fyzixfighter, Valaggar and yours truly) have been discussing it since, and many interesting and challenging issues have come up. This is one of those problems which I think gets more interesting the harder it gets. From my perspective it's great that some of the things I've learned in research are finding a use in Star Control.

History of the Star Control Fan Universe

More on this later.