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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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I never once claimed I am smart. I just claimed you were stupid.

See? This is why I said you can't into logic. If you can't even follow a simple chain of implications then CS is right for you, as you don't even have to think.
Pros of going to a top tier university:
-Courses are more interesting
-People there are more intelligent and ambitious, more interesting to talk to, better societies
-More high quality networking events, conferences, etc. making it easier to meet the right people, learn more about the latest theories and developments in various fields, learn and understand what different jobs require, get an internship/job
-You'll probably get more financial assistance
-Much easier to get a competitive job: provided you are studying something serious and not going into a specialized field of work, what employers care about academically is the reputation of the university and grades achieved

Pros of going to mid tier university:
-Lighter workload
-Maybe you enjoy Mathematics a bit more
-You can spend all your extra free time being a memelord on sci
>geometry in shit tier
>differential geometry in mid tier

>topology in top tier
>differential topology in mid tier

>calculus in top tier
>vector calculus in mid tier

what the fuck this doesn't make any sense
>Applied "mathematics"
>shit tier
t. aspie
Pros of not going to college:

1. You don't have to pay 40k per year for 4 years
2. You can learn everything the college would have taught you by just buying the text books and going through them
3. Finish all the material 1 year earlier because college wastes a shit ton of time

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Can anyone in aerospace engineering explain to me the benefits of designing the rear fins on drones to point down like that instead of more traditional rear wing designs that you see on airplanes?
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Aero student here

First let's go over what tails are for:
Stability derivatives of an aircraft are quantities which essentially tell us if the aircraft is statically or dynamically stable. An aircraft with one or more + stability derivatives will diverge from its equilibrium further once perturbed. When designing an aircraft, you want stability derivatives to be typically negative, except for a handful of military cases requiring extremely advanced control software which have positive stability derivatives for manuevrability.

V-tails are typically used to combine the functions of horizontal and vertical stabilizers. They inherently couple yaw and pitching. So long as stability and manuevrability characteristics are okay, there is no advantage to a regular or inverted V-tail from this perspective.

However, depending on the aircraft, inverted V-tails may have advantages such as structural ones or being less affected by the wing wake.
Airplane design changes are limited & constrained by regulations
(Thanks to EU & to the Congress of each country)
So for traditional airplanes there is less freedom to change the design.

Drones are new technology so are less regulated,
so there is more freedom to change the Design of drones.
that doesn't explain why it's done at all, other than "because they can"
In the times before the advent of Modern Computers. All tests were made in Labs, Wind Tunnels with small replicas/models/prototypes. There was no simulation software back then. To Create each replica/models/prototype in real life was time/cost expensive.

Now we have modern softwares that can simulate the aerodynamics for a more variety of design shapes & situations. Thanks to Computers.

We don't need to create hundreds of replicas anymore. We can experiment more crazy design with Virtual models & test them by Computer Simulation.

We then build a replica only for the final prototype.

But all of regulations that limits design creation were created on the previous century, these regulations limits design improvements for traditional airplanes.

Because that the design of commercial airplanes is now a bit stagnating, the good side is that it's stable & safe.

Drones & Top Notch Military Aircrafts Design are more Innovative & improve at faster rates.
So they can stack them upright and not have them wobble.

Why are the uniformitarian evolutionists actively suppressing evidence contrary to their worldview?
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>/sci/ - Science & Math
>1.All science and math related topics welcome.
>2.Homework threads will be deleted, and the poster banned.
>3.No "religion vs. science" threads.

go away these garbage threads are rules violations.
But it's not explicitly a "religion vs science" thread. If flat-earth shit can stay, then I can stay.
the funny thing is those "evidences" are not supressed (I don't even know how you'd do that.) those are observation that are commonly used in the process of recreating and understanding earth's history.

The only thing is that, when you actually use a bit more than two neurons and a half they don't point to a global flood.
Even if there were a great flood that covered the earth (there wasn't) why would it matter? I mean geologically it would be impressive, but its not like theres any evidence that your imaginary god made it happen.
>This suggests that a third alternative is needed, especially as neither model fits into a young-earth scenario.

that's not how it works. If you got an observation that doesn't fit into your model, you modify the model, not the observation.

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I know this may sound weird but here we go.
Lately I needed to write a presentation in physics, when I started diging into wikipedia and learning about quarks and quantum mechanics, I got really intrested.
I also enjoyed watching vsauce and channels related to science.
does abybody have any recommendations regarding books/other media like videos about phsics, chemistry, astrophysics, biology, technology, medecine etc...?
I really do enjoy these topics so any help would be appreaciated.
btw sorry for my bad english im from germany.
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Thanks, Ill look into it
Be skeptical of self proclaimed authoritative sources
Nasa is hebrew for deception, after all
Why does each star look different, yet had a consistent "blur effect"? Would like to hear a good explanation for this fact on a heliocentric model
I suggest you make yourself familiar with Grothendieck's EGA if you're new to math.

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SpaceX Falcon 9 BulgariaSat launch in four hours, followed by a 10x Iridium launch from Vandenberg on the weekend.

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>could've had landing boosters more than 20 years ago but the soviets had to collapse
it's not fair
>yfw we might actually see this beast lift off and land in our lifetime

the day this baby launches I'm buying a ticket to America. Wouldn't want to miss this.
I hope booster-kun makes it home safe.
Looks like his leg is hurting.
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>only just smart enough to comprehend how dumb I am
Whats the quickest and safest way to kill ones self?
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Most likely the method that has the smallest risk of failing.
This, OP. If you give up, there is no chance of getting to your goal :c Just keep trying your best!
Live a long and fruitful life before dying quickly in a heart attack induced by skydiving.
Hang yourself. It's pretty easy and pretty painless.
fuck off white knight i wanna see blood
just slit your wrists, lie down and let it bleed out in a bag.

"It just keeps happening" edition.
>what are you studying?
>any cool problems?
>any cool theorems or remarks?
>reference suggestions?
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It wouldn't be autistic if it was interesting now would it?
Autistic number theory should be the cutting edge shit that is completely detached from anything sane.

The inversion formula is even taught to kids.

I got it from Concrete Mathematics on the 4th chapter so eat my dick

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Any wood scientists here? Wtf is happening here? Why are they sprinkling water over logs?
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Have you ever heard people say that respiration is like a combustion reaction inside of your cells? Its basically what this anon said >>8991606 they are spraying water to extinguish the thousands of micro-fires that exist within the crevices of the log, so that none of them grow large enough to result in damage to the wood.
I didn't know they did this in Australia
they do it to prevent logs drying up, because in pic related gravity constantly makes the water fly down to the space

also I am looking for a female morning wood scientist, you know any?
australians are fucking retarded
It's by the government so that it does not fall off earth

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> but anon... w-why did you choose to study physics instead of engineering?

What do you answer?
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But I studied engineering.
Also, physics is for faggots who are too retarded for real math.
>My dad is loaded
Because engineering is for those looking for solutions from existing knowledge, while in Physics we find new and better solutions.

Physics gave us electron tubes (or valves), engineering made these smaller and reliable. And it was Physics that gave us transistors, an entirely new solution to the same problems that valves solved, just so much improved.
Enjoy having a lot less options and having a much more boring career in general, cuck.
>having a lot less options

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Post your grades boys
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How are grades science?

Fucking undergrads.
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i did land law before equity which was very stupid given how significant equitable title is in land law
>makes fun of undergrads
>still comes to a Laotian tranny hentai website to shitpost instead of doing "adult" things
>posting grades

tfw you graduated in 2004 and you don't have access to your college emails anymore.
Straight A's this quarter and ended with over 100% in my CSE class. Granted, I only took 2 piss easy classes, introduction to circuits and college algebra.

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Now that solar power is as dead as nuclear, where are we supposed to get energy from?
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Take that back! The sun emits light of ALL colors equally!
Some are more equal than others.
seems like the same people saykng the wall will never happen are the ones who were saying its impossible trump could ever be president
Why not just implement grid fees?
filthy, dumb, infra-red scum
A wall isn't an election, Russian hackers can't just make it exist

so /sci/, should I become an IT or an Industrial Engineer?

Show your reasoning
If you only care about money, do Industrial Engineering.
Most people here will say that it is not a real engineering, but I don't really care. I'm not in it do "discover the misteries of the universe", I just want a degree that will land me a high paying job and give me experience enough to start my own company.
Industrial engineer so my pay as an IT guy stays high.

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NASA paper on UFO propulsion


Aliens are real, checkmate /sci/
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/sci/ says UFOs are bullshit stories. So why has the US government taken it so seriously? Why is NASA reverse engineering alien spacecraft? Wake up sheeple!
Flying saucers were invented by the nazis, they wanted to be able to launch their flying machines vertically to compensate the runways getting bombed.

UFOs are not bullshit...it literally stands for Unidentified Flying Object. If you see some shit flying in the sky and dont know what it may be, then it is a UFO. Aliens may be bullshit, but UFOs are not you filth
It is entirely possible they were working on Coanda Effect saucers during the war because Henri Coanda was working for them during the war and after the war the Americans started trying out saucer designs (captured Nazi saucer technology?) As for the antigravity part I don't think it's true because Paperclip wouldn't have bothered kidnapping von Braun if some other Nazi had antigravity tech. Maybe the Nazis did try some esoteric anti-gravity idea at the Die Glocke site but it was bullshit and didn't work.
>being obtuse
We all know UFO means alien spacecraft. This is a NASA paper on UFOs therefore it's a NASA paper on alien spacecraft therefore aliens are real.
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>as long as we assume the solution to an unsolved problem will be solved then this might work.

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If you had to convince me that 1 = 5, how would you do it?
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look at a clock, then the minute hand points to one, 5 minutes have passed.
define symbol "5" and "1" as symbols representing S(0) in Peano axioms

From the definition of the Peano axioms, it follows trivially that 5=1
this. I'd use an algebraic structure where those collection of symbols held true.

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