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by AlejoHausner
Thu Jan 20, 2011 3:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0849: "Complex Conjugate"
Replies: 96
Views: 24650

Re: 0849: "Complex Conjugate"

It's not just a math joke, it's a PHYSICS joke. When you multiply the wave function by its complex conjugate, you get the (real) probability distribution of the system: you find out, say, the probability that particle is here, and the probability that it's there. It's a quantum thing, I learned it, ...
by AlejoHausner
Mon Dec 06, 2010 8:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0830: "Genetic Analysis"
Replies: 96
Views: 26336

Re: 0830: "Genetic Analysis"

Sex is inherited.

(drum roll)

I you have it, then your parents must have had it too.
by AlejoHausner
Wed Apr 07, 2010 3:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0724: "Hell"
Replies: 184
Views: 74524

Re: "Hell" Discussion

My favourite hell is "atheist hell". If you're an atheist and go to hell, you will spend eternity having to listen to faulty proofs of the existence of God.

Alejo
by AlejoHausner
Wed Jul 09, 2008 4:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0447: "Too Old For This Shit"
Replies: 95
Views: 20373

Re: "Too Old For This Shit" Discussion

How many "Gauss' theorem" and "Euler's theorem" have you heard of? If in doubt, go to wikipedia and look up "List of topics named after Carl Friedrich Gauss". Yes, it may be true that Gauss corrected his father's arithmetic while still in the crib, but the more dominant...
by AlejoHausner
Sat May 31, 2008 7:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0430: "Every Damn Morning"
Replies: 184
Views: 36988

Re: "Every Damn Morning" Discussion

Some tips on remembering your dreams: ⋅ Make sure you're getting your vitamins! Vitamins B-12 and B-9 (folate) are needed to make acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter, and you may be deficient. ⋅ Respect your unconscious: it's probably trying to tell you something, and will be miffe...

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