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Reminder: /sci/ is for discussing topics pertaining to science and mathematics, not for helping you with your homework or helping you figure out your career path.

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Hi. I have a TI-84 Plus CE and I've spent my four years in high school dicking around on this website and nothing to show for it. I'm now stuck with a bad GPA and mediocre ACT score.
TL;DR: How do I cheat on the ACT?
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>another brainlet shitter trying to squirm his way out of his destiny

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>Hi. I have a TI-84 Plus CE

Sell it and get a $15 scientific.
Go to CC and transfer after 2 years to real uni
>I have a TI-84 Plus CE
How is this relevant to the rest of your post?
Probably asking how he can program everything he needs to know into the calculator

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New thread for discussion of the SpaceX moon mission.

Live feed is now active: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zu7WJD8vpAQ

Thread theme: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQR0bXO_yI8
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lol, no. this will be more like that red bull think where a dude jumped from the edge of space.
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new mars page https://www.spacex.com/mars
Dream on, Mars man
People aren't so excited about what SpaceX has done (though that's cool too). It's more about their rate of movement – from a single engine test rocket to a reusable 27 engine heavy lift rocket in a decade.

In an industry that has slowed to the speed of frozen molasses, that's a big deal. It's what they might achieve if (an admittedly big if) they can keep up this pace that's truly exciting. It'd be the long-awaited return of Apollo era speeds.

SLS would be cool too if its final form were launching in 2022 or 2024 maybe, but 2030+ (and potentially further with the delays inherent to the industry) is just plain sad, especially given how little of it actually new.

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science pepe
thats apu not pepe
smiles :-)
Anyone have the chemistry Pepe that has like a butylithium in the back and some sort of thiol?
thats apu reeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
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negative numbers

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I've read something similar to what you're describing before but perhaps I am misinterpreting you so correct me if I'm wrong.

>Master's in FE/MCF/applied maths is enough to work with existing fundamental strategies in financial engineering.

>PhD is required for working with the strategies themselves rather than the application of them.

If this is the case I'll have to get a PhD. What's the best bachelor's if you're planning on getting a PhD?
yah thats more or less correct, for the research route I would say either a math degree would be the most flexible option, probably followed by CS
Pure Math > Everyone Else.
Pure Math

everything that's not pure math will be piss easy.
Depends were. If you have shit labs, you should consider if physics is a good idea, because you could easily take math and pick theoretical physics electives.

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Previous thread >>10002000

Trivial proof edition
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>A nice guy.
I'm not a "guy".
Who are you and why are you pretending to be me?
It depends on the job, if you want to go into an analytical position that other PhDs apply to, probably not, but since a lot of jobs are code monkeying, I see no problem.

As in being a professor and doing research? You probably have to be good for that, that doesn't seem guaranteed at all, the thing is, it's the same for everyone, just put in the effort if that's what you really want to do, if it doesn't work out you have to get another job just like everyone else, it's not you're gonna be homeless
Write it by hand, you probably don't have time otherwise

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Who will fly to the space first?
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Did Musk molest you or did your dad lose his job at ULA during the recent layoffs?
You seem awfully... dedicated, and easily recognizable at these threads.
SLS is the frontrunner but BFR has some potential of pulling ahead (if everything goes well -- which is unlikely).
The video in the dearmoon presentation was full scale. Some autists on NSF deduced it from the railings in the shot
Should change the Falcon Heavy image to an actual photo of the launch to really drive home that it already exists
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New Glenn will be first, BFR or SLS second depending on how smoothly everything goes for SpaceX

I personally root for SX but Elon Time is a thing, not to mention their lack of funding compared to Blue Origin.

Also fuck SLS, with the retarded amount of money they've wasted on that thing they could have finished BFR long time ago.

is iq real? why?
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>"ur the moron"
>"no ur the moron"
I too love being at the top of the bell curve
"real" is a subset of 'existence" so no.
op meant does it correlate with real characteristics like problem solving or is it just an arbitrary number
/sci/'s just this and shitty threads that belong in /x/

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let's say we make contact with an extraterrestrial life form that has very advanced technology and scientific knowledge, etc, etc

furthermore they look maybe like pic related

furthermore, they have no sense of identity, no sense of individual consciousness, don't claim to have any sort of internal monologue, etc.

but nonetheless they're scientifically WAY beyond us and their technology is so advanced that it looks like magic to us

what do the NPC dumbasses think about that? do we somehow say "those supersmart aliens are useless beings, fuck them!!"

or do they instead say "oh wait yeah, the NPC meme is pretty retarded"
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no, still a weak argument

magnets and x-rays aren't the end of the story brah. imagine their technology is all based on something really far-out, like their technology is based on their knowledge of the fundamentals of physics which only can only be confirmed by their 50,000 TeV hadron collider. like they have some ridiculously more advanced form of string theory they've been studying for 1000 years longer and they worked out all new equations of topological field theory and knot theory and applied that to design super-intricate nanoscale devices where every single atom is perfectly arranged to 1 part in 10^10?

in principle an alien species could have knowledge that would take hundreds of years to figure out, just like it took about 80 years to figure out quantum theory and make a reasonable Standard Model
Then it takes a couple generation of us wheedling knowledge and prototypes out of them. Since you're assuming they're NPCs, they have predictable stimulus/response patterns that PCs would figure out and exploit.

The extra time/generations it takes just make them really high level.
back to predictability

i disagree. what if they were defensive; they knew asshats like you can exist in this new planet they've discovered, and their collective non-consciousness based decision making apparatus decides to hide their actions, and for visible actions, throw a lot of noise in there and encrypt their true decisions

analogy: the allies in WW2 created completely fake "alternate" staging areas as fake places the invasion of France could have started from

anyhow, on a base level, i detect that your argument is "i believe in NPCs, and their converse, PeopleOfConsciousness (PCs, not personal computers). I believe that PCs are inherently more resourceful and creative and crafty than NPCs, so they win in the end"

and the entire point of the thought experiment is that this line of thinking is retarded, even if you assume that its assumptions are correct

NPC is a dumb meme and you guys need to stop spamming /sci/ with it. you'll have more success on /pol/ where they are looking for excuses to label certain types of people as "sub-human"
Schroedinger's cat would make a shitty pet, that doesn't make it a dumb analogy

Similarly, extending the NPC analogy to hypothetical space aliens and going "nuh uh, they'd be *even* smarter" ad infinitum defeats the entire point as it applies to human interactions.

The fact you don't realize PC stands for "player character", think Operation Bodyguard is some super secret knowledge, and are spewing communist drivel shows you're in way out of your depth.

Please stay out of /sci/ at least until you graduate high school.
>The fact you don't realize PC stands for "player character"
holy fuck, this is a /v/ meme after all

okay, now i know that your NPC meme consists entirely of psychopaths who think reality is a video game and that some people are Non-Player-Characters really sheds some light on how absolutely retarded this whole meme is

if you think that vidya teaches you anything about life, you need to GET THE FUCK OUT OF YOUR ROOM

the fact that you're telling me that this meme exists because of /v/ shit makes me totally confident that it should instantly warrant an insta-permaban on /sci/ from the mods from here on out

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>bfr is only 2 years awa-
>complete design change yet again
It's literally just a meme Mars fantasy at this point. Why do people still think that this is happening?
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Falcon Heavy has a 100% record, so its not an issue.

The 50% chance is a hypothetical worst case scenario where NASA's cargo mission would save them dozens of billions of dollars.
It's nothing but pure sci-fantasy but it's fun to imagine ultramassive tankers that are a tenth of the size of Earth hoovering up gas from Venus for distribution elsewhere in the solar system.
>Falcon Heavy has a 100% record
I would be carefull with those kind of claims until they launched more then one.
November is close enough. Should be interesting to see them land all 3 boosters this time.
There was probably some carbon fiber company with congressmen in their pocket that was going to get an exclusive contract to manufacture those tanks. When the plan for the tanks changed, these congressmen just cancelled the project altogether. "If I can't have this business, nobody will."

This is one of the many problems with government-driven space development.

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Dear Sires,


In case if you want to use my invention?

As I've decided to submit my invention (pepetual motor machine !) to the interested companies on all over the world ,so here I'm giving a some detailed needs for your understanding .

Put aside all kinds of energy production systems!? and please notify to what is happened on the way of NEW & CLEAN ENERGY product systems ?? Now, It's ready to obtain the all humanity energy needs on this planet earth ,as free ! and, help all the existing live to go on it's good natured conditions ! So I'm requesting volunteers to help to utilize & carry out this matter.

What should be more important than this for you ?! This Meets All the climate change , Propulsion & Energy Needs ; and very more !? This invention depends with all human's safe life On the earth and, all other planets and even in SPACE !? I'm a self-starter by 74 years of old And have been busy my last 23 Years on this matter,During the days and nights , so believe or Not ; That's a serious question ?? Despite of impossible matter, if a person could do and prove a Real & Free and clean Energy generating MOTOR! (self sustain motor) What would Happen !!??....... BUT HOW it's been ENDED ?? : There , (potential power )Changes to Rotation form ;(kinetic energy) ??? in a tricky and special way !!??)) Even 1 to a 100 or more !!?? Yes ! The Theory Is , as this easy !? So, it's ready with all the physical & schematic plans and drawings to offer to all your expert's consideration and -confirmation. then by; if you're interested on this problem:Thank you.

Device was self-made, see photo. Any question? Please ask here.
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How much power does it generate per hour?
40 whats
Prove it.
perpetual motion is a fraud, you are a fraud, please do not come here old man
Post a live stream of your perpetual motion machine and keep it running for a month. Make a torrent file of your schematics, in case someone tries to shut you down so you have the information already circulated.

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I made a thread about this yesterday asking what was the scientific explanation for this phenomenom.
It had more than 100 replies. The thread got deleted less than 6 hours later.
Why are mods trying to censor free scientifc inquire?

Here is the source btw:
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What way is that?
Someone is a bit too Assmad
It’s 4chan my dude chill out and stop getting so butthurt
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Yeah whatever fagit here's your (you)
How is this thread still up? Mods aren't doing their job
Dirty yank.

The biggest scam in America.
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So you're a delusional retard.
As someone who believes anthropogenic climate change is real and a long term problem, fuck skepticalscience and all of its smug, condescending, scientist larping douche team of total douche bag writers.
People make plenty of money off of the status quo that denies the severity of anthropogenic global warming, and industrial and agricultural pollution generally.
Funny, since these flaws were pointed out by the reviewers of the paper:

literally you:

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This thread is for questions that don't deserve their own thread.
>give context
>describe your thought process if you're stuck
>try wolframalpha.com and stackexchange.com
>How To Ask Questions The Smart Way http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html

Previous thread: >>9992198
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Email your advisor immediately. He/she should let you register immediately
Alright. That's kind of what I was thinking of doing, anyway.
paid math classes vs free math classes(government subsidized)?

i was lazy at school but want to actually re-learn math from scratch(starting from grade 10 level) now in my mid 20’s.
my goal is to get very good at it because i’m noticing i could have used more advanced levels in my job and hobbies.
>pick 10
>9 things listed
kek, some one is retaking a class
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Is this a valid solution? Its just scrap work so wondering if I had the right idea

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Another thread for engineers and applied scientists/mathematicians.

Thread topic: Which mid-level course do you think every engineer should take, regardless of discipline?
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FEA/CFD simulations are just that - simulations - and rely on a huge number of assumptions. Without understanding and controlling those assumptions, it's very easy to make a model that looks reasonable but doesn't match reality at all. Here's one example, where a flat plate rotated 10 degrees, with no applied loads, shows high stresses: https://www.comsol.com/blogs/what-is-geometric-nonlinearity/

That example may be obvious, but can be harder to pick out when the displacement or deformation is mixed in with (or caused by) other loading.

Don't get me wrong, FEA and CFD are powerful tools that can help you drastically reduce prototyping costs and make better designs, but it's worth investing some time learning about how they work, and even then, I would check your model against some simple prototypes before spending a lot of money.
i used to think people who pulled all-nighters had shitty time management skills

then i became a junior EE and didn't sleep for 50 hours straight and wrote until my hand had blisters

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Your favorite book ever on anything.
I promise you I will download the pdf and skim through it superficially for 20 mins or so.
so I'm 22 and am just now studying for an exam to maybe join an uni next year. am I gonna have a REAL hard time after I'm done with it? if I don't pass this year I'm willing to try it out next year too, but will get a job nonetheless which I don't have as of now
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>give up on finding an engineering job
>apply to codemonkey positions instead
>"Why don't you just work for Boeing instead of here? lmao"

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