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Forum: Computers and the Internet Today, 08:43 AM
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Posted By RecoveringYuppy
That solves one problem and exacerbates the main...

That solves one problem and exacerbates the main problem that humans are typing these dates. catsmate's solution is less likely to be typed incorrectly and more likely to be correctable by someone...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology Today, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 235
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
It's a mathematical definition. It's nothing but...

It's a mathematical definition. It's nothing but theoretical. And, in fact, singularities don't have any single agreed upon physical interpretation. If any has a meaning it's meaning has to be...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology Today, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 235
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Yes, infinitely large as others have said now. ...

Yes, infinitely large as others have said now. Because you said singularity.


Yes, and you described going to zero radius.


I'll just go back and address each point.


OK. Pick whatever...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology Yesterday, 08:56 PM
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Posted By RecoveringYuppy
RPMs aren't a sufficient unit because two things...

RPMs aren't a sufficient unit because two things with vastly different mass can be spinning at the same rate and would have very different angular momentum which is the relevant conserved quantity...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 5th August 2022, 10:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,117
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
You seem to have missed my point and lost the...

You seem to have missed my point and lost the conversation. You are citing a study about microgravity. There seems to be no doubt that microgravity is a problem.

I was posting about...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 5th August 2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,117
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
I don't think that is known to be a fact. It...

I don't think that is known to be a fact.

It may be that if you live on the Moon or Mars you will take advantage of the lower gravity and start walking faster and jumping higher in the normal...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 5th August 2022, 05:11 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 787
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
SH0ES is based on standard candles.

SH0ES is based on standard candles.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 5th August 2022, 04:48 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 787
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
We have a direct measurement of Mike's attention...

We have a direct measurement of Mike's attention span.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 5th August 2022, 04:46 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 787
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
But it simply isn't. It can't be even. And it's...

But it simply isn't. It can't be even. And it's very easy to look it up (or even read this or related threads) and find out what it actually is. What is being measured is the brightness of light...
Forum: USA Politics 5th August 2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,593
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
She probably wasn't thinking of it as a golf...

She probably wasn't thinking of it as a golf course. It's expected to be the family burial plot. She has three kids she might rightfully be expecting to be buried there.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 5th August 2022, 06:40 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 787
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Wait for scientific community? There are objects...

Wait for scientific community? There are objects at redshift 20. This is in the range JWST was built to study. It's the early period shortly after star and galaxy formation we expect (but we also...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 4th August 2022, 01:29 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 787
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
You're aware we have equations for gravity that...

You're aware we have equations for gravity that predate Einstein, right? Those are adequate here at least for the moment.

Some people are proposing the proposing the opposite of what you seem to...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 4th August 2022, 01:02 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 787
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Yes. I didn't see a mention of lensing. I had...

Yes. I didn't see a mention of lensing. I had in mind the rotation curves.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 4th August 2022, 01:00 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 787
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
In actual reality we know more than that. You...

In actual reality we know more than that. You seem to think the CMB is some kind of wall and everything on the other side of it is merely hypothetical. Your wording borders on creationist arguments....
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 4th August 2022, 12:41 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 787
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
NO. Just NO. You're the guy who I just read who...

NO. Just NO. You're the guy who I just read who is you saying you are just asking questions and not presuming to know what the experts do, yet here you are claiming Dr Becky, a PhD, would be on your...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 4th August 2022, 12:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,041
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
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Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 4th August 2022, 12:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,041
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
That's only true if you're talking about a radius...

That's only true if you're talking about a radius centered on the observer and we're not here.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 4th August 2022, 12:05 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 787
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
How in the world do you figure that younger is...

How in the world do you figure that younger is older????
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 4th August 2022, 12:03 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 787
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Go away for a few months and still find the same...

Go away for a few months and still find the same wall of wrong.


For crying out loud. You've changed the subject from the universe to galaxies as if you don't know the difference.

How can you...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 19th May 2022, 07:31 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 17,761
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Sigh. Good point. I should lose interest in...

Sigh. Good point. I should lose interest in this forum.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 19th May 2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 11,557
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Weaselly

Weaselly
Forum: USA Politics 19th May 2022, 02:11 PM
Replies: 917
Views: 45,831
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Not sure I want Idaho to like me.

Not sure I want Idaho to like me.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 19th May 2022, 02:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 887
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Oh, interesting. I was under the impression that...

Oh, interesting. I was under the impression that stuff could orbit at that speed but that there was currently nothing actually in such near orbits.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 19th May 2022, 11:40 AM
Replies: 774
Views: 82,523
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
OK. So get back to me when that happens. This...

OK. So get back to me when that happens. This doesn't appear to be that. The nuts don't appear to be in control of this and they don't even appear to be getting much time to talk.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 19th May 2022, 11:19 AM
Replies: 774
Views: 82,523
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Was that meant to address something I said? ...

Was that meant to address something I said?

OK. Agreed. But it isn't, right? The Pentagon says they'd be doing most of this anyway. And it's a teeny tiny office.

I mean if you rounded off to...
Forum: USA Politics 19th May 2022, 08:07 AM
Replies: 917
Views: 45,831
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Seems to be. You may be sharing your google or...

Seems to be. You may be sharing your google or facebook profile with them if you don't see a paywall I think. Not everyone wants to do that.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 19th May 2022, 07:58 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 17,761
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Fine, it's your opinion and you don't have to...

Fine, it's your opinion and you don't have to change it but my point is simply that phrases like "massively unlikely" don't lead to zero occurrences in an infinite universe.

Also I'm not sure...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 19th May 2022, 07:20 AM
Replies: 774
Views: 82,523
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
No, I'm not talking about that. I said that crew...

No, I'm not talking about that. I said that crew has been to the well too many times.


No, this is not intense. Is everything hyperbole with you?


You can find the issues cited multiple...
Forum: USA Politics 18th May 2022, 11:40 PM
Replies: 917
Views: 45,831
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 18th May 2022, 11:37 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 17,761
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
That's it. I think that Tipler Cylinders being...

That's it. I think that Tipler Cylinders being possible and the universe possibly being infinite are accurate statements of our current understanding. That's enough.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 18th May 2022, 11:13 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 17,761
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Do you have a good reason for that or is it an...

Do you have a good reason for that or is it an argument from incredulity?


Citation? As far as I know there are only lower bounds to the size of the universe. Infinite in extent is still on the...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 18th May 2022, 11:07 PM
Replies: 774
Views: 82,523
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Are you sure? Because the citations in this...

Are you sure? Because the citations in this thread confirm that this wasn't under civilian oversight. Unless you mean at some high budget level. The Pentagon actually said they though they could...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 18th May 2022, 10:35 PM
Replies: 774
Views: 82,523
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
I have not been cheerleading "intense and...

I have not been cheerleading "intense and expensive military research". That's simply you demonstrating you can't make a case without exaggeration that borders on lying.

And the Pentagon already...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 18th May 2022, 09:55 PM
Replies: 774
Views: 82,523
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
I don't know, why? Where in the world do you see...

I don't know, why? Where in the world do you see that in my post?


Everything the DOD does should be under civilian scrutiny. You don't need a fantastic reason for that.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 18th May 2022, 09:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 887
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
It's probably not quite that dynamic. This study...

It's probably not quite that dynamic. This study may have changed things a bit but the clouds and stars that orbit it take about a decade to go around it. That's fantastic considering this(* see...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 18th May 2022, 09:26 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 17,761
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
So close, or is it exactly zero? I think you're...

So close, or is it exactly zero? I think you're reluctant to go out on a limb and say precisely zero because you know this is an allowed solution of GR.

You didn't say much about how you are...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 18th May 2022, 09:01 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 17,761
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
How did you calculate that likelihood?

How did you calculate that likelihood?
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 18th May 2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 17,761
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
And why couldn't that exist in the infinite...

And why couldn't that exist in the infinite universe that contains it?
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 18th May 2022, 08:55 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 17,761
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
I think it's possible since I have no reason to...

I think it's possible since I have no reason to reject General Relativity.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 18th May 2022, 08:49 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 17,761
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Is it impossible for one to exist naturally?

Is it impossible for one to exist naturally?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 18th May 2022, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 79,153
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
You brought it up (as did someone else). Flip...

You brought it up (as did someone else). Flip flopping is an issue of duration.
Forum: USA Politics 18th May 2022, 01:18 PM
Replies: 917
Views: 45,831
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Well, that's a surprise. Can you summarize the...

Well, that's a surprise. Can you summarize the numbers because I think that link is going to be paywalled for most.

ETA: Maybe this link covers the issue:
...
Forum: USA Politics 18th May 2022, 12:35 PM
Replies: 917
Views: 45,831
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
That's funny. When I saw that sentence I assumed...

That's funny. When I saw that sentence I assumed she was replying to the guy that predicts civil war all the time.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 18th May 2022, 11:59 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 11,557
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
It simply wasn't what we thought of as the...

It simply wasn't what we thought of as the universe. They thought all that "up" stuff was floating around in a dome of water (and maybe supported by some glass like dome, hard to say).
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 18th May 2022, 07:14 AM
Replies: 774
Views: 82,523
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
There is plenty to see of the stuff they seem to...

There is plenty to see of the stuff they seem to be actually looking for.


Uh, yeah, there is (are actually). You go on to list them.


In the real world these are very important things. I...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 18th May 2022, 06:53 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 17,761
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
The Tipler Cylinder we're discussing is a long...

The Tipler Cylinder we're discussing is a long standing solution of General Relativity, the most accurate theory we have on the subject.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th May 2022, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 79,153
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
OK. So fine, let's come back to this and put it...

OK. So fine, let's come back to this and put it to rest:


The point Meadmaker made that you contested is true.

And what can happen in IVF cases has nothing to do with what happens in normal...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th May 2022, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 79,153
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
And I supplied the context of the question which...

And I supplied the context of the question which was an organism inside a pregnant woman.

Can embryos be transplanted as you implied or not?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th May 2022, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 79,153
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Your dodging is making me think you meant the...

Your dodging is making me think you meant the stupid things you said.

That article is about IVF and I specifically questioned your argument because it only seems to make sense in a non-IVF...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th May 2022, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 79,153
Posted By RecoveringYuppy
Then what did you mean? And BTW you also...

Then what did you mean? And BTW you also disputed the claim that embryos depend on the pregnant woman which implies you think an embryo can survive outside the womb somehow. I still don't see what...
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