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by 24b4Jeff
Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2135: M87 Black Hole Size Comparison
Replies: 42
Views: 10243

Re: 2135: M87 Black Hole Size Comparison

What's the possibility of using the same VLBI technique to image exoplanets or nearby stars? VLBI basically constructs a virtual telescope with a functional diameter as wide as the two furthest components, so could we do something similar with non-radio parts of the EM spectrum? Could this be used ...
by 24b4Jeff
Wed Apr 10, 2019 11:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2133: "EHT Black Hole PIcture"
Replies: 35
Views: 6744

Re: 2133: "EHT Black Hole PIcture"

So, why post it yourself? When you don't post a new comic thread correctly, especially if you get almost everything wrong about how they're supposed to be posted, I change the post so it says I posted it, and I remove the name of the person who did it wrong in the first place.. The question was abo...
by 24b4Jeff
Sat Apr 06, 2019 11:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2133: "EHT Black Hole PIcture"
Replies: 35
Views: 6744

Re: 2133: "EHT Black Hole PIcture"

gmalivuk wrote:Image
[five years later] Ok, it seems we were accidentally zoomed in slightly too far. But imagine there's a cool-looking twisted accretion disc just outside this black square!

The now nameless OP who didn't make the comic post correctly wrote:.


So, why post it yourself?
by 24b4Jeff
Thu Feb 28, 2019 7:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2117: "Differentiation and Integration"
Replies: 45
Views: 8598

Re: 2117: "Differentiation and Integration"

A block is missing from the Integration half: "Consult Gradstheyn & Ryzhik". I know, I know, its a 'book' and thus totally uncool. Even though it is also available as a CD. No, it's not an audio CD, although, come to think of it, an audio CD of G&R would be excellent for evening li...

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