Revival …

After half a decade of neglect, the realtime simulations are once again being revived and refreshed. Whilst this work is in progress, there will be some old and new together. Refer to the headlines on the mission simulation pages or this blog for updates.

Group Scenarios

The scenarios for the last group games at the 2010 soccer world-cup are as follows:

Group B:

  • Argentina beats Greece & Korea beats / draws Nigeria: 1. Argentina, 2. Korea
  • Argentina beats Greece & Nigeria beats Korea: 1. Argentina, 2. Nigeria
  • Argentina draws Greece & Korea beats Nigeria: 1. Argentina, 2. Korea
  • Argentina draws Greece & Korea draws Nigeria: 1. Argentina, 2. Korea (unless Greece scored 2 or more goals more than Korea, then Greece is 2nd)
  • Argentina draws Greece & Nigeria beats Korea: 1. Argentina, 2. Greece
  • Greece beats Argentina by 1 & Korea beats Nigeria by 4: 1. Korea, 2. Argentina
  • Greece beats Argentina by 1 & Korea beats Nigeria by 2 or 3: 1. Argentina, 2. Korea
  • Greece beats Argentina by 1 & Korea beats Nigeria by 1: 1. Argentina, 2. Korea (unless Greece scores 2 or more goals more than Korea, then Greece is 2nd)
  • Greece beats Argentina by 1 & Nigeria draws/beats Korea: 1. Argentina, 2. Greece
  • Greece beats Argentina by 2 & Korea beats Nigeria by 3 or 4: 1. Korea, 2. Argentina
  • Greece beats Argentina by 2 & Korea beats Nigeria by 2: 1. Argentina, 2. Korea (unless Greece scores 2 or more goals more than Korea, then Greece is 2nd)
  • Greece beats Argentina by 2 & Korea beats by 1 / draw / lose to Nigeria: 1. Argentina, 2. Greece

Books by Colin Burgess

Colin Burgess has written a series of interesting books on manned spaceflight and aviation. Some of them can be found at the University of Nebraska Press website. His books include:

  • Australia’s Astronauts: Countdown to a Spaceflight Dream, 2009
  • The First Soviet Cosmonaut Team: Their Lives and Legacies, with Rex Hall, 2009
  • In the Shadow of the Moon: A Challenging Journey to Tranquility, 1965-1969, with Francis French, 2007
  • Into That Silent Sea: Trailblazers of the Space Era, 1961-1965, with Francis French, 2007
  • Animals In Space: From Research Rockets to the Space Shuttle, with Chris Dubbs, 2007
  • NASA’s Scientist-Astronauts, with David Shayler, 2006
  • Fallen Astronauts: Heroes who Died Reaching for the Moon, with Kate Doolan, 2003
  • Teacher In Space: Christa McAuliffe and the Challenger Legacy, 2000
  • Australia’s Astronauts: Three Men and a Spaceflight Dream, 1999
  • Oceans to Orbit: The Story of Australia’s First Man in Space, Paul Scully-Power, 1995
  • Space, the New Frontier, 1987