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So recently I was having your average family discussion at the dinner table, and light speed came up. You see, we were wondering what would happen to the light inside a room that was travelling at an appreciable fraction of the speed of light. Say you have a room 20m long, with two perfectly reflect...
i would say Marcus Warner. He creates an amazing orchestral-synth-electronic blend that can be listened to for hours on end. Currently one of the most under-rated artists I know of. I would specifically recommend Homeward: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcuv1a8tzz4 as one of his best songs, but it'...
- Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:52 am UTC
- Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
- Topic: 1976: "Friendly Questions"
- Replies: 35
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Vroomfundel wrote:I got distracted trying to find the optimal packing solutiontion.
And there's my next week down the n'th dimensional rabbit hole.
- Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:24 am UTC
- Forum: School
- Topic: Dealing with "smart" but lazy teenagers
- Replies: 7
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As a smart and lazy teenager myself, I would say that the best way to get me to do something is to give me competition. If I sit at the same table as some other smart person, I find myself pushing to do better than them. It may create a moderately unhealthy class dynamic, but it gives me a purpose t...
A quick question from a chemistry student: I need to know the convention for naming esters formed from a carboxylic acid and a secondary or tertiary alcohol. This would result in a side chain on the side chain attached to the oxygen atom. Roughly, this would take the form R-COO-CH(R)-R where R is a ...