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by Anonymous37
Sun Aug 06, 2017 11:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1851: "Magnetohydrodynamics"
Replies: 30
Views: 8690

Re: 1851: "Magnetohydrodynamics"

Ah, magnetohydrodynamics. The topic of those chapters of Jackson's Classical Electrodynamics that I never got around to tackling, and now I'm too afraid to try.
by Anonymous37
Sat Mar 19, 2016 7:32 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: The Riddler at FiveThirtyEight site
Replies: 3
Views: 4706

The Riddler at FiveThirtyEight site

This isn't a specific logic puzzle, but I wanted to note that FiveThirtyEight has a weekly logic puzzle. The archives can be found by going to the site and typing "The Riddler" into the search box; there's been about 12 or 13 so far. One of these is the "dropping cellphones out of win...
by Anonymous37
Sat Jul 26, 2014 4:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1399: "Chaos"
Replies: 41
Views: 13775

Re: 1399: "Chaos"

I remember hanging out with some graduate students back in the 1990s, and we were discussing Jurassic Park (the novel). The two molecular biology grad students were ranting about how the central premise of the book -- that you could get dinosaurs in the 20th century by taking DNA fragments trapped i...
by Anonymous37
Wed Feb 20, 2013 9:31 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: What do the following items have in common?
Replies: 1
Views: 2542

What do the following items have in common?

Mark Kleiman, Professor of Public Policy at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs and editor of the Journal of Drug Policy Analysis, posted a puzzle on his blog, and I thought you guys deserved this, after making me feel stupid with the how many prisoners problem: What do the following have in co...

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