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- Sat Jan 16, 2010 6:17 am UTC
- Forum: General
- Topic: Who the dickens are you?
- Replies: 10922
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Hi everybody (hello Dr Nick) I'm Mark, too old, from Leeds, England and I'm a geek, as opposed to a nerd or a dork. For certain values of geek. I think my favourite xkcd (amongst many candidates) has to be 386. It's a handy cautionary tale. I joined because whilst I'm on other forums for some of my ...
It's the "both measuring each other as less than 1 s/s" that breaks my head. I've read simplified explanations a few times but they've never really stuck. I gotta do a real physics course one day. >.< It "breaks my head" that for GPS devices, they have to apply GR to the timings...
- Fri Jan 15, 2010 7:03 am UTC
- Forum: Mathematics
- Topic: Mathematics and intellect
- Replies: 85
- Views: 9476
Surely in the argument of mathematician versus say literary critic, we need to clarify the mathematician bit. There's mathematicians of the calibre of Fermat, who produce new and ground-breaking work during their lifetime. And then there's your average maths post-grad. Who makes a tiny incremental a...