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ALIEN BINARY CODE

alrite so heres the deal. my physics professor showed us this paper with a bunch of symbols on it and told us that what we saw on the paper is what nasa was transmitting into space about 10-15 years ago. i cant post the picture but heres what the binary on the page translates into

2 3 5 7 11 13 17 19 

23 29 31 37 41 43 47 53

79 61 67 71 73 79 83 89

24021477?1

the question mark in the last line is there because there is a new character introduce that isnt shown in the translation portion of the code. the binary is in 4 bit. here it is:

Broken Picaxe 28x1 board

so i perchased a 28x1 board a while ago and it took a fall from about four feet and hasnt worked since. is there a way i can have it checked out to see if the board is broken. if not is there a place that isnt gonna cost me $40+ to get a new board? If so let me know =)

Begginner robot Problems(yet again)

Alrite so I have my robot made (and hopefully the write way too) but when i go to do the first command in the "First robot how to" guide my computer tells me i need to hold the reset button and do PICAXE>run then let go of the reset button when i get a status bar to pop up.  what deos it mean when it says "PICAXE>run?

Robot supplies in Omaha, Nebraska USA?

I am a Beginner and I am trying to find places to get stuff in the omaha area so i can start building the beginners robot