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by laurint
Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2127: "Panama Canal"
Replies: 20
Views: 4527

Re: 2127: "Panama Canal"

Why would it be unreasonable? See for example https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magdeburg_Water_Bridge
by laurint
Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1944: "The End of the Rainbow"
Replies: 48
Views: 11906

Re: 1944: "The End of the Rainbow"

But isn't rainbow the volume from which the light is reflected? Volume limited by two (almost) conical surfaces with cones' peak in observers eye and then extending indefinetly. Hence, the rainbow has only one end, the observers eye.
by laurint
Wed Jan 29, 2014 11:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1323: "Protocol"
Replies: 37
Views: 12688

Re: 1323: "Protocol"

For all the noobs like me: Wikipedia has an article called "Alice and Bob" that will tell the punchline, or the point, in this comic. It seems that you have to get education in English to get it.

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