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by Yakk
Thu Jun 08, 2017 2:24 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future
Replies: 1920
Views: 377829

Re: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future

... This could be penicillin big. A microbe that seems to eat hard radiation was found in south africa. Humans can outrun T.Rex's. Hubble just proved Einstien wrong; it carefully measured the mass of a white dwarf using gravitational lensing. It matches Einstien's math and our model of white dwarf ...
by gmalivuk
Wed Apr 05, 2017 2:01 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Miscellaneous Science Questions
Replies: 2934
Views: 701290

Re: RELATIVITY QUESTIONS! (and other common queries)

... it is possible to send information faster than the speed of light. This is a direct contradiction to Einstein's Theory of Special Relativity. Einstien, Podolsky and Rosen were the first ones to point this out, so this problem is called the EPR Paradox. Their solution to this paradox was that ...
by doogly
Wed Apr 05, 2017 1:19 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Miscellaneous Science Questions
Replies: 2934
Views: 701290

Re: RELATIVITY QUESTIONS! (and other common queries)

... it is possible to send information faster than the speed of light. This is a direct contradiction to Einstein's Theory of Special Relativity. Einstien, Podolsky and Rosen were the first ones to point this out, so this problem is called the EPR Paradox. Their solution to this paradox was that ...
by jewish_scientist
Wed Apr 05, 2017 12:59 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Miscellaneous Science Questions
Replies: 2934
Views: 701290

Re: RELATIVITY QUESTIONS! (and other common queries)

... it is possible to send information faster than the speed of light. This is a direct contradiction to Einstein's Theory of Special Relativity. Einstien, Podolsky and Rosen were the first ones to point this out, so this problem is called the EPR Paradox. Their solution to this paradox was that ...
by speising
Wed Aug 19, 2015 2:06 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: ei <-> ie: English speciality?
Replies: 24
Views: 10317

ei <-> ie: English speciality?

Very often on these and other fora, i come across spelling mistakes where instead of 'ei' people write 'ie' or vv.: theif , Murray Lienster, Albert Einstien , ... (and i could name a lot more examples if only i could think of them) That's not a simple typing error, as those spellings will often ...
by DR6
Tue Dec 09, 2014 8:56 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Schrodinger Cat Disproof (Samuel Jacobs)
Replies: 88
Views: 20529

Re: Schrodinger Cat Disproof (Samuel Jacobs)

... in some undefined state until some person decided to look at it. That it was the act of looking at it that gave the matter a defined state. Didn't Einstien say something to the effect of 'Does the moon not exist until some mouse looks at it?' (very badly paraphrased I know) That's actually the ...
by david.windsor
Tue Dec 09, 2014 8:34 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Schrodinger Cat Disproof (Samuel Jacobs)
Replies: 88
Views: 20529

Re: Schrodinger Cat Disproof (Samuel Jacobs)

... in some undefined state until some person decided to look at it. That it was the act of looking at it that gave the matter a defined state. Didn't Einstien say something to the effect of 'Does the moon not exist until some mouse looks at it?' (very badly paraphrased I know)
by cyanyoshi
Wed Apr 02, 2014 12:39 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: 1 in 4 Americans Apparently Unaware the Earth Orbits the Sun
Replies: 46
Views: 8482

Re: 1 in 4 Americans Apparently Unaware the Earth Orbits the

... assume that a heliocentric model of the universe? Because that's the model some old guy used hundreds of years ago that is already obsoleted by Einstien's theory of General Relativity? I am deeply concerned that science education is in such a bad state that 3 in 4 Americans got such a simple ...
by phillip1882
Mon Nov 25, 2013 7:03 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: the math game
Replies: 9
Views: 2581

the math game

... be 3/3 +4/4 +5/5 or something that reduces to adding or subtracting by 1 (you can have one of those, but shouldn't have multiple). to paraphase einstien, the equation should be as simple as possible, but no simpler. i'll start off with my favorite prime; 89.
by JonathanA
Wed Jul 03, 2013 5:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1233: "Relativity"
Replies: 46
Views: 18966

Re: 1233: "Relativity"

That led to Einstien's lesser-known badonkenexperiment. :)
by MahouShoujoMaruin
Wed Nov 28, 2012 9:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Relativity or something [Split from "Pressures"]
Replies: 5149
Views: 485906

Re: Relativity (?) Or Some Crap. [Split from "Pressures"]

... real experiment. 5 points for each word in all capital letters (except for those with defective keyboards). 5 points for each mention of "Einstien", "Hawkins" or "Feynmann". 10 points for each claim that quantum mechanics is fundamentally misguided (without good ...
by AtG
Wed Nov 14, 2012 7:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1132: "Frequentists vs. Bayesians"
Replies: 169
Views: 49666

Re: 1132: "Frequentists vs. Bayesians"

... axioms, it just fits observations really really well. Rejecting it corresponds strongly with being a crackpot, although most crackpots like Einstien. The uncertainty principle does follow from the mathematical model of quantum mechanics. (At least the dp dx thingy in nonrelativistic quantum ...
by jpk
Thu Nov 17, 2011 3:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0978: "Citogenesis"
Replies: 179
Views: 60018

Re: 0978: "Citogenesis"

... true for the observational frame of reference 300 million light years away travelling at .999% the speed of light relative to earth? (According to Einstien, such a frame of reference omits the Eiffel Tower from reality as well as the entire human race, since it does not exist... yet.) I think you ...
by Pfhorrest
Thu Nov 17, 2011 2:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0978: "Citogenesis"
Replies: 179
Views: 60018

Re: 0978: "Citogenesis"

... true for the observational frame of reference 300 million light years away travelling at .999% the speed of light relative to earth? (According to Einstien, such a frame of reference omits the Eiffel Tower from reality as well as the entire human race, since it does not exist... yet.) I think you ...
by brenok
Wed Nov 16, 2011 11:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0978: "Citogenesis"
Replies: 179
Views: 60018

Re: 0978: "Citogenesis"

... true for the observational frame of reference 300 million light years away travelling at .999% the speed of light relative to earth? (According to Einstien, such a frame of reference omits the Eiffel Tower from reality as well as the entire human race, since it does not exist... yet.) I think you ...
by BeagleFury
Wed Nov 16, 2011 11:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0978: "Citogenesis"
Replies: 179
Views: 60018

Re: 0978: "Citogenesis"

... for the observational frame of reference 300 million light years away travelling at .999% the speed of light relative to earth? (According to Einstien, such a frame of reference omits the Eiffel Tower from reality as well as the entire human race, since it does not exist... yet.) From ...
by King Author
Tue Jul 26, 2011 8:28 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Schrodinger's Cat was just to illustrate a point, right?
Replies: 153
Views: 18734

Re: Schrodinger's Cat was just to illustrate a point, right?

... Now see, that's a shame. Multidisciplinary-ness rocks! Let's face it, pure number crunchers have never had a significant effect on science. Albert Einstien could crunch numbers, but he was so revolutionary not for that skill, but due to his ability to imagine possibilities, to think creatively. ...
by Robo Connery
Sun Mar 27, 2011 11:52 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Miscellaneous Science Questions
Replies: 2934
Views: 701290

Re: RELATIVITY QUESTIONS! (and other common queries)

... revolving around light speed is fairly concrete, but how do we know what things would look like if we were traveling near-c? I know all about Einstien's train/clock thought experiment, and I know that he went on from that eureka moment to formulate special relativity and that's all very well-proven, ...
by King Author
Sun Mar 27, 2011 8:21 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Miscellaneous Science Questions
Replies: 2934
Views: 701290

Re: RELATIVITY QUESTIONS! (and other common queries)

... revolving around light speed is fairly concrete, but how do we know what things would look like if we were traveling near-c? I know all about Einstien's train/clock thought experiment, and I know that he went on from that eureka moment to formulate special relativity and that's all very well-proven, ...
by Yakk
Wed Mar 16, 2011 4:35 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Should I study math?
Replies: 22
Views: 4515

Re: Should I study math?

... drones 100s of km away and blow people up with them. Another example is non-Euclidean geometry, in which an esoteric corner of it was picked up by Einstien and turned into the theory of general relativity, which is used (directly) in making GPS systems work, and (mostly indirectly) in many other ...
by rcox1
Wed Mar 02, 2011 11:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0867: "Herpetology"
Replies: 72
Views: 19921

Re: 0867: "Herpetology"

... formulation of quantum mechanics were equivalent, it fundamentally changed the way we were forced to interpret the world. The fact that he turns Einstien's theories into a mess of ugly infinities does not help either. Denying Feynman's work sort of stops QM at a point where it is useful but not ...
by PhoenixEnigma
Wed Jan 12, 2011 10:25 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90164
Views: 8919081

Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

My ass shake brings all the boys to the yard, and they're like, it's better than yours.

Wait, that's not much of change, is it? Let's try something a little older.

"The really good asses, whether of the East or of the West, cannot be analyzed" - Albert Einstien, 1930
by TheKrikkitWars
Wed Dec 01, 2010 5:40 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Atheist Christmas Advertising
Replies: 320
Views: 27384

Re: Atheist Christmas Advertising

... a major journal, and finally writing a scathing and interesting book. Euler, Fenymann, Ulam, Szilard, Rutherford, Faraday, Curie, Newton, Leibniz, Einstien, Fermi, Bohr, Oppenheimer, Salk, Flemming & Florey, Corey & House, Suzuki, Pauling, Bencomo & Masses of others have shown true ...
by Essah
Wed Jun 09, 2010 3:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Which Famous Person Would you like to meet?
Replies: 84
Views: 9024

Re: Which Famous Person Would you like to meet?

Einstien seems like someone I could talk about science with (and obviously get blown out of depth in about six seconds), and then move on to philosophy, and argue with him about that, and then get totally high with him. I ...
by Midnight
Wed Jun 09, 2010 4:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Which Famous Person Would you like to meet?
Replies: 84
Views: 9024

Re: Which Famous Person Would you like to meet?

Einstien seems like someone I could talk about science with (and obviously get blown out of depth in about six seconds), and then move on to philosophy, and argue with him about that, and then get totally high with him. I ...
by Slight-of-mind
Tue Jun 08, 2010 4:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Which Famous Person Would you like to meet?
Replies: 84
Views: 9024

Re: Which Famous Person Would you like to meet?

Einstien seems like someone I could talk about science with (and obviously get blown out of depth in about six seconds), and then move on to philosophy, and argue with him about that, and then get totally high with him. I ...
by Midnight
Tue Jun 08, 2010 4:55 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Which Famous Person Would you like to meet?
Replies: 84
Views: 9024

Re: Which Famous Person Would you like to meet?

Einstien seems like someone I could talk about science with (and obviously get blown out of depth in about six seconds), and then move on to philosophy, and argue with him about that, and then get totally high with him. I ...
by Fume Troll
Thu Mar 11, 2010 8:44 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: What are we wrong about?
Replies: 15
Views: 1463

What are we wrong about?

... is too strong a word, as the previous model was just insufficiently accurate, but sometimes they were definitely wrong. For example Einstien's contention that "God does not play dice" . This rambling thought process led me to: "If we are to make more scientific progress, ...
by Diadem
Tue Jan 12, 2010 2:28 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Modern einsteins
Replies: 92
Views: 9976

Re: Modern einsteins

In modern times, Feynman and Hawkins share this trait. That's Hawking. Whoops. Now I just need to write Feynmann and Einstien and I'll score a lot of points on the crackpot index :) (Actually this one was just a typo. I spelled it correctly in my first post. Hawking is not that hard ...
by Variance
Sat Nov 14, 2009 10:15 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: can "nothing" exist?
Replies: 122
Views: 44323

Re: can "nothing" exist?

... absolute truth. It seems a lot like someone taking newton's laws, and saying "these are the absolute laws of nature", then claiming that Einstien and QM is supernatural when it comes around. New laws of physics that replace old ones happen. There is nothing supernatural about it. Presuming ...
by Yakk
Wed Nov 11, 2009 6:04 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: can "nothing" exist?
Replies: 122
Views: 44323

Re: can "nothing" exist?

... absolute truth. It seems a lot like someone taking newton's laws, and saying "these are the absolute laws of nature", then claiming that Einstien and QM is supernatural when it comes around. New laws of physics that replace old ones happen. There is nothing supernatural about it. Presuming ...
by Vieto
Thu Dec 18, 2008 11:59 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Question Re: Giant Hole Through the Earth
Replies: 87
Views: 23837

Re: Question Re: Giant Hole Through the Earth

Matterwave1 wrote:Then you can add in the motion of the earth around the sun, the motion of the sun around the galactic center, and the motion of the galaxy.


Actually, Einstien's theory of relativity proved that this would have no effect, as the person would be moving the same as Earth relative to the sun.
by Tillan
Thu Dec 11, 2008 1:53 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Courrupt-a-question
Replies: 465
Views: 32956

Re: Courrupt-a-question

Time is relative. First you must establish who's last week compared to who or what you are talking about. But to do that you should also establish what time is. Marry Einstien's Theorys to Quantom Physics and then you shall maybe have an incling of what you are asking.

What should I ask?
by JayDee
Thu Nov 27, 2008 3:58 am UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: Educational Graphic Novel Suggestions
Replies: 14
Views: 5004

Re: Educational Graphic Novel Suggestions

I noticed a series of "Astro Boy meets ..." at my local shop not long ago, but I haven't checked it out. They had "Astro Boy meets Albert Einstien" and "Astro Boy meets Helen Keller" (which I keep meaning to pick up) there.
by Klint
Tue Oct 28, 2008 11:21 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: #s 1 through x added.
Replies: 4
Views: 1122

#s 1 through x added.

So in my math class we were having a conversation that somehow brought up Einstien and a story that once in class, as a punishment his teacher made him add all the individual numbers from 1 to 100 together, then not too long later he came back to her with the ...
by Klotz
Tue Jul 01, 2008 10:33 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Physics Tattoo Ideas
Replies: 63
Views: 17430

Re: Physics Tattoo Ideas

The constant you're looking for is the fine structure constant.

Einstien's equation is cool (G=8Pi T), says so much in so little. I also like the Schroedinger equation in any form.
by livelyness
Sat Jun 14, 2008 12:01 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Absolute Morality
Replies: 67
Views: 6874

Re: Absolute Morality

... to new understanding. Clearly in science there are absolute laws that govern the way the universe works. we don't understand them all. Hell Einstien didn't get all of relativity right. We're not at the ultimate answers there yet either. The scientific method works just as well on ...
by nevskey1
Mon May 05, 2008 3:10 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Wheeler-deWitt Equation and the nature of time
Replies: 38
Views: 3103

Re: Wheeler-deWitt Equation and the nature of time

... of psi is continuous and time reversible. After collapse, once you enter the classical world, then, as the article points out, in the Newton-Einstien world, time is symmetric again. But it is in the going from the one (quantum) to the other (classical) that time-asymmetry seems to be unavoidable. ...
by yy2bggggs
Sat Apr 12, 2008 6:40 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: LHC Dangerous?
Replies: 372
Views: 86195

Re: LHC Dangerous?

You're score is inflated. Consider: 8> 5 points for each mention of "Einstien", "Hawkins" or "Feynmann". ... anyone want to help me count? Say 10, for +50. Using this post snippet as an example of misapplication: Hawking called Einstein ...

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