Posts Tagged ‘ Hilbert spectroscopy ’

Ban Duty Free Alcohol & Perfume Sales

Jan 4th, 2010 | By

This view comes not from anyone in the UK but from two German trades unions. According to Der Spiegel’s online news service,( the head of the German police union and the head of the pilots union have both called for bans on the sale of liquids like perfume and alcohol because of their potentially lethal use. Alcohol is inflammable and exists in perfumes as well as the bottles of spirits we buy.
The police union chief, Rainer Wendt, claims that once a passenger clears security checks and gets airside, everything a terrorist needs to build a contraption can be found in the duty free and restaurant areas.
True or not, this ban is unlikely to happen.

Carrying Liquids on Flights.

Oct 24th, 2009 | By

Not being a bedtime reader of the magazine Superconductor Science and Technology, I would have missed a story completely without the BBC catching it and running the story about Hilbert spectroscopy. Without being scientific, let me summarise the jist of the piece.