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by Teywer
Mon May 07, 2018 7:57 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Relative Light Speed
Replies: 15
Views: 1767

Relative Light Speed

So recently I was having your average family discussion at the dinner table, and light speed came up. You see, we were wondering what would happen to the light inside a room that was travelling at an appreciable fraction of the speed of light. Say you have a room 20m long, with two perfectly reflect...
by Teywer
Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:25 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Recommend one artist
Replies: 1012
Views: 240629

Re: Recommend one artist

i would say Marcus Warner. He creates an amazing orchestral-synth-electronic blend that can be listened to for hours on end. Currently one of the most under-rated artists I know of. I would specifically recommend Homeward: as one of his best songs, but it'...
by Teywer
Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1976: "Friendly Questions"
Replies: 35
Views: 4670

Re: 1976: "Friendly Questions"

Vroomfundel wrote:I got distracted trying to find the optimal packing solutiontion.

And there's my next week down the n'th dimensional rabbit hole.
by Teywer
Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:24 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Dealing with "smart" but lazy teenagers
Replies: 7
Views: 4386

Re: Dealing with "smart" but lazy teenagers

As a smart and lazy teenager myself, I would say that the best way to get me to do something is to give me competition. If I sit at the same table as some other smart person, I find myself pushing to do better than them. It may create a moderately unhealthy class dynamic, but it gives me a purpose t...
by Teywer
Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:14 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Ester Naming Conventions
Replies: 4
Views: 1394

Re: Ester Naming Conventions

Thanks for that, with any luck it will be on the exam!
by Teywer
Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:58 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Ester Naming Conventions
Replies: 4
Views: 1394

Ester Naming Conventions

A quick question from a chemistry student: I need to know the convention for naming esters formed from a carboxylic acid and a secondary or tertiary alcohol. This would result in a side chain on the side chain attached to the oxygen atom. Roughly, this would take the form R-COO-CH(R)-R where R is a ...

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