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by comsciguy82
Fri Oct 28, 2011 2:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0970: "The Important Field"
Replies: 136
Views: 41597

Re: 970: The Important Field

If it was meant to be cheque, then the alt text is hilarious. "Check" is the American spelling. In Australia at least, a cheque is something you can cash or bounce, while check is something you do with a box in a form. In American English at least, a check something you cash or bounce, an...
by comsciguy82
Wed Aug 03, 2011 5:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0933: "Tattoo"
Replies: 156
Views: 43526

Re: 0933: "Tattoo"

Nope, you're thinking of photons. Electrons have mass, so they can't reach the speed of light. Depends on your frame of reference. But I think you're thinking of photons in a vacuum. Electrons travel at different speeds, depending on the medium through which they're traveling (through a copper wire...

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