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by wbbaxterbones
Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50380275

Re: 1190: "Time"

So we have 2 possible mottos: All hail the divine Lord Randall The Author of the One True Comic The Creator of Time The Illustrator of Sandcastles The Keeper of the Newpix and We reject the Outside We know of the Castles We watch Time We do not Sleep Join us also I really think we should go for tax...
by wbbaxterbones
Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50380275

Re: 1190: "Time"

I... I think Randall just turned himself into a Messiah in less than 144 newpix... I think I believe in a religion for the first time in my life.
by wbbaxterbones
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50380275

Re: 1190: "Time"

plumander wrote:Ooh, more of flag castle!


Intellectual discourse at its finest ;)

Oh how I love this whole journey :)
by wbbaxterbones
Thu Mar 28, 2013 1:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50380275

Re: 1190: "Time"

Did this thread suddenly get 10x more hilarious, or is the sleep deprivation finally setting in? I'm pretty sure I'm hallucinating this forum thread. But what if I'm hallucinating that I'm hallucinating and I'm actually sane? Slow-mo sandcastle building stick figures: "listen. I wouldn't worry...
by wbbaxterbones
Thu Mar 28, 2013 1:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50380275

Re: 1190: "Time"

AluisioASG wrote:This thread is quickly becoming the source for good sigs.


It's just a gold mine!
by wbbaxterbones
Wed Mar 27, 2013 7:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50380275

Re: 1190: "Time"

Actually, it got me thinking about why we assume the genders of the characters in the comic. That then broadened to how we know the gender of ANY xkcd character. Hair? Ridiculous. Clothing? Being intimate with another character? Please -- are you paying attention to what's happening in the Supreme ...
by wbbaxterbones
Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50380275

Re: 1190: "Time"

Mgraba wrote:Dear Randall, please stop toying with my emotions.


Though at the same time: Dear Randall, please never stop toying with my emotions. lol
by wbbaxterbones
Wed Mar 27, 2013 12:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107282
Views: 50380275

Re: 1190: "Time"

Sarius1997 wrote:Well, now he´s alone.
And although he hasn´t a facial expression, he looks depressed.


That also could be seen as focus on the job at hand.
by wbbaxterbones
Thu Mar 18, 2010 3:08 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7710
Views: 746222

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

No

John Cleese?
by wbbaxterbones
Mon Mar 15, 2010 1:19 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Miscellaneous Science Questions
Replies: 2958
Views: 711829

Re: RELATIVITY QUESTIONS! (and other common queries)

What exactly is a black body? Also, how, in the case of black body radiation, can the particle in a particle-antiparticle pair that falls into the black hole have a negative energy? Also, (man, really piling on the questions here) can someone please explain the trans-planckian problem as well, thanks.
by wbbaxterbones
Mon Jan 25, 2010 12:13 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Miscellaneous Science Questions
Replies: 2958
Views: 711829

Re: RELATIVITY QUESTIONS! (and other common queries)

Eebster, the conversation that I started at the top of the page might answer your question.
by wbbaxterbones
Tue Jan 19, 2010 10:53 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Miscellaneous Science Questions
Replies: 2958
Views: 711829

Re: RELATIVITY QUESTIONS! (and other common queries)

Thanks to everyone who answered. You were very helpful, and I am hopefully starting developing an understanding of the subject matter.
by wbbaxterbones
Tue Jan 19, 2010 3:49 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Miscellaneous Science Questions
Replies: 2958
Views: 711829

Re: RELATIVITY QUESTIONS! (and other common queries)

I am sorry, but I don't see how that answers my question insofar as how a photon can follow heisenberg's uncertainty principle. Thanks anyway though!
by wbbaxterbones
Tue Jan 19, 2010 1:31 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Miscellaneous Science Questions
Replies: 2958
Views: 711829

Re: RELATIVITY QUESTIONS! (and other common queries)

o, wait!

do you use E=ħω and p=ħk with non-relativistic particles?
by wbbaxterbones
Tue Jan 19, 2010 1:17 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Miscellaneous Science Questions
Replies: 2958
Views: 711829

Re: RELATIVITY QUESTIONS! (and other common queries)

One more question, hopefully. If E^2=p^2c^2+m0^2c^4 such that dE/dp=pc^2/E=v following that E=mc^2=m0c^2/(1-v^2/c^2)^(1/2); and p=mv=m0v/(1-v^2/c^2)^(1/2) Wouldn't this imply that in the case of a photon with 0 resting mass(0m0), the velocity will be undefined or 0, while the momentum would also be ...
by wbbaxterbones
Thu Jan 14, 2010 2:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90200
Views: 9118510

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

A pack of hyenas attacking a hippopotamus would be quite the spectacle. Especially if it happened in downtown Manhattan.
by wbbaxterbones
Mon Jan 11, 2010 9:33 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Miscellaneous Science Questions
Replies: 2958
Views: 711829

Re: RELATIVITY QUESTIONS! (and other common queries)

Wait, don't you need inertia to have momentum, and inertia is relative to mass? Therefore wouldn't an object need mass to generate momentum?
by wbbaxterbones
Sat Jan 09, 2010 5:52 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Miscellaneous Science Questions
Replies: 2958
Views: 711829

Re: RELATIVITY QUESTIONS! (and other common queries)

But how does the photon end up with mass? even with energy and momentum, wouldn't 0mass still cancel the equation?


(Also, a bit off topic, but how do you type delta on a PC?)

And thank you
by wbbaxterbones
Sat Jan 09, 2010 5:18 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Miscellaneous Science Questions
Replies: 2958
Views: 711829

Re: RELATIVITY QUESTIONS! (and other common queries)

My question has probably been answered and will most likely only show my ineptitude in the field, but I was thinking thought you all might be able to clear something up for me. Heisenburg's uncertainty principle is of course m(delta)v(delta)x>h If a photon is travelling in a vacuum at c, and if it i...

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