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https://sites.google.com/site/scienceandmathguide/
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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.

If you want advice regarding college/university or your career path, go to /adv/ - Advice.

If you want help with your homework, go to /wsr/ - Worksafe Requests.

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>bfr is only 2 years awa-
>complete design change yet again
Why?
It's literally just a meme Mars fantasy at this point. Why do people still think that this is happening?
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>>10016999
Oh I definitely want more telescopes but not long term lockheed welfare programs like jwst.
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>>10015249
>There is a reason why the Apollo crew modules were small.

ECLSS is not the reason at all.
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>>10017330
Oh yes, it is. If it was no big difference between sending 50 or 3 people, we would definetely not have sent only 3.
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>>10016999
Science will greatly benefit from cheap access to space, too. Once BFR is viable, 15 diameter interferometric telescope is just a matter of time.
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>>10017335
Again, ECLSS is not the reason. Structural mass is. Saturn V could not have launched a much bigger spacecraft to the Moon and back even if it was empty.

If this was your life, would you still care about pure mathematics?
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>>10016751
yes, I actually left a beautiful girl because she came between me and my math. But if I was just fucking randoms then no problem thing is when it get serious you have to deal with more emotions and this is gona take up study time. But to be honest I wish I had more girlfriends not girls I fucked but people I made connections with and learned more about life with. This is what I gt from relationships in university and after, just would have been cool if I started that at school.
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>>10016751
>dyel
>56%-tier creatura
>wristlet
>playing made up sport
poor guy
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>>10016823
then what are you doing on sci?
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>>10016751
No.
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They are both fat, or will be fat in a few years. Learn math get a good job, pay for hookers and blow. You'll have a great time.

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Can we colonize mars? How will we deal with its 0.4g? Could humans just wear really heavy ankle and arm weights?
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>>10017082
chad human, beta belter
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>>10014081
> step outside 1g habitats

anon...
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>>10015382
t. OPA belter
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>>10017076
mars isnt earth, so in this case it might be adapt or die
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>>10017074
Very little difference. In both cases you definitely need to go underground, and temperatures there are easy to control.
The real problem could be water, which is supposed to be present on mars but not on mercury, aside from craters where the sun never shines.

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Why aren't we talking about this? Hayabusa2 has started the process of deploying the MINERVA-II 1 rover on asteroid Ryugu. It will be the first time a rover has landed on an asteroid if it works. The original Hayabusa failed at this, so hopefully this will be better. Right now Hayabusa is descending toward the asteroid.
Here's the current(tentative) schedule:
http://www.hayabusa2.jaxa.jp/en/topics/20180920e/
And updates seem to be happening through twitter:
https://twitter.com/haya2e_jaxa
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>>10017249
Pic related is the deployment plan. Here's the image stream from Hayabusa2:
http://www.hayabusa2.jaxa.jp/en/galleries/onc/nav20180920/
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Not American literally don't give a shit.

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Can you solve the unabomber's math trick? (described on lower half of the page).
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when were the most recent photos of him taken and where can I find them
76 is pretty old, none of the pictures I can find look 76
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>>10016623
No wonder why I get "how" all the time
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>>10016158
can you actually write mail to him?
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>>10016628
well he’s a genius; he failed to bring down industrial society and return humans to hunter-gatherer culture and got put in a cell... personally back to the trees sounds dumb but he has a point about losing our dignity and environment to the industrial machine
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>>10016623
>4/7 for getting the right answer but using notation wrong
god math pisses me off
ive had math teachers like this
piss off its the right fucking answer isn't it, i can implement it on a computer and do something real and practical with it so I'd say that counts as getting it right

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LADS, imagine how stupid you would have be to send people with no knowledge in science to the mo- oh...
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>>10016110
lol shut the fuck up retard. the first prototype space vehicles were almost entirely automated, the russians abused this like fucking crazy for the first 10 years of the space race. the only reason manual controls (and windows) exist is because the american pilots insisted. that was with 1970's computer tech.
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>>10016110
Musk even emphasized that the whole thing was very risky. Some part of me really wants to see Kim Kardashian go on the flight and impact the lunar surface at km/s. Private spaceflight is basically screwed after that though.
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>>10016110
Its a fully automated rocket on a lunar free return trajectory. The passengers dont have to do anything.
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>>10016110
Common citizens have no place in space. Period.
It's a place exclusively for scientists and iron willed test pilots demonstrating their nations' technological prowess in rocketry.
What he is doing is pissing on decades of tradition and we should not let him to.
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>>10016124
>be astronaut
>work really hard and long to work at nasa expecting to go to the Moon and Mars
>no Moon, no Mars, just age, only age
>suddenly weirdo billionaire builds rocket for both and asks for crew to ride on it to the moon
>out of nowhere one's dream is fulfilled finally finally finally all those skills will be put to use in going where only few have gone before!
>rocket is automatic
>your sole purpose to be there is to clean passenger vomit

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Is this statement scientifically accurate?
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>>10013422
>Physically and mentally unable to use your brain right=mentally ill
and you don't consider a brain that want to change sex a malfunctioning brain?
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>>10013519
>hateful responses
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>be me
>oldfag
>upgrading my high school calculus so I can apply to uni and change careers
>tgirl in my class
>voice deeper than mine
>when I talk to xum, zhe looks visibly disturbed
>can see xir entire body trembling
>xor even has an IEP, which is a special permission to have more time to write tests due to psychological/developmental problem
>fee fi fo fum still fails xir tests despite having time and a half
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>>10015467
The non-trans (read: non-mentally ill) people who advocate for this are sheltered and don't understand (nor care to understand) the details of how liberal policy works out in practice. They live in gated communities inhabited by wealthy and good looking normal people like themselves. As a former drug user, I think it is quite comparable to the people who say "all drugs should be legal because people are smart enough to make the choice of what to put in their own bodies". The people that say this are never the ones who have had to struggle with addiction, or had a family member or friend who became an addict. Nor do they live in the inner cities among the bums, and criminals, and people who literally drove themselves crazy from constantly poisoning their brain with toxic chemicals.

Most people who think gender reassignment surgery is normal amd should be permitted have likely never met a transperson IRL.
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I don't see what's the problem with human trash sterilising themselves.
The only issue are the open borders, without it, favorising abortion, transgenderism and onions consumption is very good as a selective pressure for healthy future generations.

Hopefully the inferior europeans all sterilise themselves, then the global economic collapse trigger genocide of subhumans, resulting in a golden age for the foreseeable future.

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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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>>10017240
where has this information been all my life
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>>10017240
So if i ask you to simplify the 4th root of 625, how do you aproach this?

I know the awnser is 5 because 5^4 is 625 but thats because i am using a calculator.

Do you just memorize these kinds of numbers or what is the best way to learn these problems?
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>>10015870
Why shouldn't i believe in SR? Nothing I said goes against that.
What if it's another kind of pressure?

I don't recall anyone finding out yet how exactly time happen or if time is scalar or not.
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What can I do with a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Music?
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>>10017323
Procedurally generated music

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>pisses off Russia
>pisses off the ULA
>makes getting to orbit cheaper
>might actually go to Mars
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>>10012842
I love your pic anon.
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Rockets should be banned we need clean safe and ecological access to space, we need a Space Elevator!

Space Elevator sisters and bros, UNITE!
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>>10017222
They are 21st century populist, they have learned to steer the masses with the tools the internet grants. Like Hitler was the first one to really effectively use the microphone, Trump and Musk are the first ones to really effectively use twitter and YouTube. Obama went into the same direction, but Musk and Trump are both much more effective and ruthless. They have a very cultish base that would follow them to hell and back. Obama never had that.
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>>10017324
>that
>a good thing
Am I supposed to like people who are good at manipulating people through social media? Sounds more like /pol/ are just halfway to becoming self-aware. They realize they are being manipulated but they misconstrue that as something beneficial.
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They've already suspended any plans for a mars mission.

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If addiction is categorised as a disease why isn't discipline or abstinence categorised as medicine?
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>>10017084
Why do you need to shop around for anything when you can kick the habit for free? Relying on medicines and gradualism and various other aids will just make you less likely to succeed than quitting the old fashioned way.
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>>10016949
What makes you think they aren't?
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>>10017160
Because I've never heard it expressed or seen academic literature expressing it.
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>>10017117
>That doesn't answer the question.
Brainlet.
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>>10017163
You must have not looked very hard since abstinence is central to like 80% of all addiction treatment.

Loans and high uni prices are a known problem, so why so few americans decide to study abroad? There are countries like poland, where you can study at english divisions (engineering, medicine, vet) for free and the life cost is super low.

Why is this so uncommon?
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>>10015304
>willingly getting tens of thousands of dollars in debt with high interest
Fuckin lel
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Idk, maybe becasue most of european universities are a complete shit? Here you can at least get a real education.
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>>10015270
Fpbp.
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>>10017246

lol
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As far as I understand the tuition fee in US universities also covers a place to stay.

Not every European country grants students access to welfare to cover their living expenses, even if their citizens.
Access to welfare or even public funded (interest-free) loans may also be limited to (children of) EU-Citizens or (children of) foreigners with residence permit (which implies you or one of your parent have been living and working in the country for some years); also Asylum seekers. :^)

So even if you can afford a plane ticket to EU country and the low university admin fees, you also need money for a (shared) flat or a dorm.
I'm not familiar with the situation in Poland but the low living expenses also come with low wages.

>>10015648
Don't listen to >>10015286. How do you plan to cover your living expenses?
Semester fees can be way more expensive than the 100€ admin fee depending on university and state. The fee in NRW includes a state-wide public transportation ticket, which is fucking noice, but also currently costs about 170€ per semester.
You'll also have to pay 70€ per month for health insurance.
As an US citizen you'll have no access to welfare like Wohngeld (apartment money) or Kindergeld (children's money).
No access to BAföG, which is a mix of welfare and an interest-free loan, also depending on your parents income.
No access to other public funded loans.

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yo Black brainlet here, here, Is there is anyway I can increase my IQ?
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kys

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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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>>10016869
>with zero crime
Actually that's not true, there are ants and termites which act out of alignment from the greater goals of their colonies, granted with consequences.
If they had evolved without the short-comings you listed they would be a different species entirely and those favourable qualities that would have allowed them to be the dominant species would most likely not have been selected for.
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>>10016537
>short, simple, well known Latin phrase
>please stop using Latin
>it doesn't covey intelligence
>covey
Top kek lad
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>>10016318
But your "thought experiment" already makes it a premise that NPCs are, for some reason, capable to be advanced, despite the aforementioned characteristics that would indicated they are brainless, normie faggots that deserve to die in a school shooting.

Not very convincing, O(N)P(C).
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>>10016875
How is that ironic?
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>>10017044
Because Player Character implies someone is not an NPC, and NPC's in a game are controlled by the personal computer.

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>[...] But Choron offers a caution on this vision that goes right to heart of it and demolishes it: that the “postponement of death is not a solution to the problem of the fear of death… there still will remain the fear of dying prematurely.” The smallest virus or the stupidest accident would deprive a man not of 90 years but of 900—and would be then 10 times more absurd. Condorcet’s failure to understand psychodynamics was forgivable, but not Harrington’s today. If something is 10 times more absurd it is 10 times more threatening. In other words, death would be “hyperfetishized” as a source of danger, and men in the utopia of longevity would be even less expansive and peaceful than they are today!

"The Denial of Death" by Ernest Becker
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>>10017268
Dumbest thing I've ever read




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