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by herdi42
Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2142: "Dangerous Fields"
Replies: 35
Views: 5740

Re: 2142: "Dangerous Fields"

Hm, as a chemist, I would like to question the ordering here: I doubt, that chemistry is more dangerous than Meteorology, in terms of the number of people killed per year by the two fields. That is: if chemistry is counting anthropogenous chemistry and naturally occurring toxins only. If you count t...
by herdi42
Fri Mar 01, 2019 8:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2117: "Differentiation and Integration"
Replies: 45
Views: 8225

Re: 2117: "Differentiation and Integration"

Integration is easy after you have discovered the concept of Bronstein (or Bronshtein, or whatever) integrability, as a math tutor at my university called it: ⋅ Step 1: consult Bronstei-Semendjajev ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bronshtein_and_Semendyayev ) ⋅ Step 2: If the inte...
by herdi42
Wed Jun 01, 2016 5:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1688: Map Age Guide
Replies: 70
Views: 14677

Two Germanies nitpicking

OK this one is very good, but looking at the history of Germany shortly after WW2, I find the two Germanies bit confusing: Things were a bit more complicated at least in this period of time, especially in 46-47. Between 45 and 48 you could assume any number of Germanies between 1 and 5, depending ho...
by herdi42
Sun Jun 14, 2015 2:36 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Philae is back!
Replies: 5
Views: 4223

Philae is back!

YAY!!!

:cry: :cry: Still cant post links, so you have to google news it yourself.
by herdi42
Fri Apr 11, 2014 5:45 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0091: "Faucet Power"
Replies: 36
Views: 11900

Re: What-If 0091: "Faucet Power"

Wait - what? If I understand the comic right, water is free in California (the US?) and you don't pay for the amount of tap water you use?
If that is true, I think I now understand a few things better...
by herdi42
Mon Jun 25, 2012 11:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1073: "Weekend"
Replies: 53
Views: 17704

Re: 1073: "Weekend"

I don't really get the title text: who is the other Garfield? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garfield_%28disambiguation%29 has so many of them.

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