Amusing Science

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Re: Amusing Science

Post by robinson » Tue Jan 07, 2020 5:01 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
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I never made a big deal of it because I was already the weird kid and I wanted to fit in.
I would venture everybody here was "the weird kid".
You never know what's going to happen, then some shit happens nobody saw coming, then later somebody says they knew it was coming, then some new shit happens nobody saw coming, rinse and repeat

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Re: Amusing Science

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:01 pm

robinson wrote:
Tue Jan 07, 2020 5:01 am
Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Tue Jan 07, 2020 12:13 am
I never made a big deal of it because I was already the weird kid and I wanted to fit in.
I would venture everybody here was "the weird kid".
Not counting 'bots.
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Re: Amusing Science

Post by robinson » Tue Jan 07, 2020 4:45 pm

Bots are what happens when the weird kid doesn't want to "fit in"with the talking monkeys
You never know what's going to happen, then some shit happens nobody saw coming, then later somebody says they knew it was coming, then some new shit happens nobody saw coming, rinse and repeat

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Re: Amusing Science

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Jan 07, 2020 5:56 pm

robinson wrote:
Tue Jan 07, 2020 4:45 pm
Bots are what happens when the weird kid doesn't want to "fit in"with the talking monkeys
Kudos to Robinson, robinson just passed the Robinson test.

That's where the AI itself figures out what the deal is. 8)
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Re: Amusing Science

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Re: Amusing Science

Post by Bruce » Wed Jan 08, 2020 4:48 am

Instant aging.

So negative G's should make you look younger, right?
Such potential!

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Re: Amusing Science

Post by Anaxagoras » Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:23 am

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
William Shakespeare

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Re: Amusing Science

Post by Witness » Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:09 am

Image

X-ray of hand dipped in iodine.

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Re: Amusing Science

Post by Anaxagoras » Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:08 pm

This guy kinda sounds like the Swedish Chef to me.

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Re: Amusing Science

Post by Witness » Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:01 am



Crew sleeping on the ISS. (I just wonder why the lights are on – for the video?)

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Re: Amusing Science

Post by Anaxagoras » Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:06 am

Witness wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:01 am
Crew sleeping on the ISS. (I just wonder why the lights are on – for the video?)
It does seem pretty bright. Could it be a low-light camera or something?
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Re: Amusing Science

Post by Rob Lister » Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:43 pm

They all look uncomfortable.

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Re: Amusing Science

Post by robinson » Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:16 pm

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Re: Amusing Science

Post by Witness » Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:46 am

Spoiler:
Corn starch + water.

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Re: Amusing Science

Post by robinson » Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:23 pm

Could you run across a lake of it?
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Re: Amusing Science

Post by Witness » Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:21 pm

↑ Sure, if you have enough faith. :P





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Re: Amusing Science

Post by Witness » Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:33 pm

Sodium lamp & sodium chloride flame:


Longish YT video if you're interested in the details: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ZNNDA2WUSU