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Re: Post The Science-and-Skepticism-i-est Images You've Got
« Reply #630 on: January 05, 2019, 07:56:54 PM »
not animating.  >:(
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Re: Post The Science-and-Skepticism-i-est Images You've Got
« Reply #632 on: January 06, 2019, 12:02:44 PM »
My mind keeps flipping it from on its back to on its front.
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« Reply #633 on: January 06, 2019, 02:34:09 PM »
My mind keeps flipping it from on its back to on its front.
The legs wouldn't have been so clear. The body mass would have obscured them. As it is it's not hard to see the crotch.
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Re: Post The Science-and-Skepticism-i-est Images You've Got
« Reply #634 on: January 15, 2019, 10:58:10 PM »
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Re: Post The Science-and-Skepticism-i-est Images You've Got
« Reply #635 on: January 15, 2019, 11:12:30 PM »
That's very cool.
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« Reply #636 on: January 19, 2019, 11:05:26 AM »
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Re: Post The Science-and-Skepticism-i-est Images You've Got
« Reply #637 on: January 19, 2019, 12:24:32 PM »
Without knowing what is being cultured and why the growth rate is different, I'm not sure how to interpret that last one.
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« Reply #638 on: January 19, 2019, 12:32:09 PM »
I assumed it had to do with penicillin-resistant bacteria.
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« Reply #639 on: January 19, 2019, 01:49:27 PM »
Nevermind; I see now that the circles represent absence of growth, and that the central spots are antibiotics.
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« Reply #640 on: January 19, 2019, 08:04:29 PM »
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Re: Post The Science-and-Skepticism-i-est Images You've Got
« Reply #641 on: January 20, 2019, 05:15:38 PM »
I suppose that’s cool for scale, but I’m completely distracted by the fact that light travels far too fast to orbit at the surface of the Earth. It would be able to orbit less than a centimeter from the center of mass of the earth (and Earth would therefore have to be a black hole).
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Re: Post The Science-and-Skepticism-i-est Images You've Got
« Reply #642 on: January 20, 2019, 11:19:56 PM »
If global warming is real then how come I just felt this chill down my spine?

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« Reply #643 on: January 22, 2019, 12:54:26 PM »
I suppose that’s cool for scale, but I’m completely distracted by the fact that light travels far too fast to orbit at the surface of the Earth. It would be able to orbit less than a centimeter from the center of mass of the earth (and Earth would therefore have to be a black hole).
You could imagine it being reflected or in an optical cable or something, though admittedly it still wouldn't technically be an "orbit".

Also, photons can orbit at 1.5 times the Schwarzschild radius (of a neutral unmoving spherical distribution of mass), and I'm pretty certain it would be impossible for any sort of matter that obeys Relativity to be smaller than that without collapsing into a black hole.
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Re: Post The Science-and-Skepticism-i-est Images You've Got
« Reply #644 on: January 22, 2019, 03:12:23 PM »
If global warming is real then how come I just felt this chill down my spine?

 

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