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by IonStorm
Fri Jan 27, 2017 8:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1791: "Telescopes: Refractor vs Reflector"
Replies: 99
Views: 18327

Re: 1791: "Telescopes: Refractor vs Reflector"

Sadly this is old science. See Sandford, Dworkin, and Bernstein (2007) "The Chemical and Physical Properties of Vampires in the Gaseous State" Annals of Improbable Research 13 , 20-24. ( PDF ) The relevant section of the manuscript is: ...Since there are multiple reports of the possibility...
by IonStorm
Wed Jun 27, 2012 5:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1074: "Moon Landing"
Replies: 164
Views: 36126

Re: 1074: "Moon Landing"

Strange list in the mouseover. Spirit and Opportunity are listed twice, TiME is still in competition with CHopper and InSight. Stardust, OSIRIS-REx, Pathfinder, LRO, MRO, MESSENGER, Voyager, etc. are all great robotic missions. Given the t-shirt I had expected COBE, though not planetary like the oth...

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