Science @4-ch

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1: Let's think how to cure the 'baldness' (23) 2: Higgs field, Bose condensate, quantum fluctuations, inertia (31) 3: What is the meaning of life (6) 4: Defuse a volcano? (17) 5: Would you break Number Code? (4) 6: Pluto not a planet ;_; (43) 7: Public debate on the (in)effectiveness of homeopathy (4) 8: Evolution is a DIRTY LIE (128) 9: When will they come out with a 256 bit OS or 1024 bit CPU? (78) 10: Bionic Eye helps the blind see low-res B&W video (8) 11: Good book for physics? (11) 12: Using a molecule as a basic transistor (4) 13: U F O (34) 14: theory (17) 15: We are living in a simulation (59) 16: Planetary Wind Speeds (10) 17: The science of economics (pro). (8) 18: Internet, teach me math (8) 19: Earth's Magnetic Field Polarity Reversal (11) 20: [Debate] The Problem of Evil [Religion] (79) 21: Should CERN Deactivate the Large Hadron Collider? (7) 22: There are no scientific threads on this page (11) 23: Randall Museum (1) 24: Curiosity has landed on Mars! (4) 25: The "Terminator" arm on a man who lost his right arm six years ago. (2) 26: Is the Universe Finite - or Infinite (You thoughts) (50) 27: What is a specific name of this fish? (2) 28: Silicon based life, has anybody tried this? (4) 29: Psychology is a fake science (82) 30: Maximum temperature? (2) 31: What do you think of this? The disadvantage of Smarts. (5) 32: What Makes People Go Psycho? (37) 33: iPhone program enables the blind to text! (9) 34: Russian Inventor Patents Invisibility Cloak (11) 35: ((゚)Å(゚))Tokai amateur radio earthquake prediction society (10) 36: Liquid/organic circuits (14) 37: Enigmatic Marks (2) 38: Travel Through a Black Hole (19) 39: [Theory] Quantum Mechanics Thread [Physics] (6) 40: Japanese inventor develops flying sphere drone (1)

Let's think how to cure the 'baldness' (23)

1 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2009-05-07 12:15 ID:GCq3ZssS

you do not need to suffer from baldness

14 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2009-06-03 20:55 ID:pYG1knJw

Kirk was always getting some, Picard never got ANY! Coincidence? I think not!
And even in the 24th century they haven't cured the baldness.

15 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2009-06-04 00:24 ID:YXp20Hqs


Pfft... No way. Although a sweet ride and powerful weapons are certainly sexy, any alien babes that are attracted to your future bald self over another gun-toting spaceship captain with a full head of luxurious hair would most certainly be reptilian or... soy-based, not sexually compatible at all.

16 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2009-06-04 15:25 ID:xuoyF9tg

less thinking = less balding


17 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2009-06-21 15:30 ID:YXp20Hqs


Don't think; Feel

18 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2011-08-05 17:46 ID:kt1PhS8q

Bald people are more evolved than the non-bald...we humans no longer have need for hair, so it is evolving away. In the future all the humans will be bald, those that aren't will be looked down upon...

19 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2011-08-09 07:25 ID:mDjaXBe7

Name any bald scientist you can think of. Oh, wait. You can't.

20 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2011-08-09 17:00 ID:kt1PhS8q

21 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2011-08-12 01:21 ID:mDjaXBe7

Well, that's one.

22 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2011-08-21 18:33 ID:Heaven

That's not a scientist.

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Higgs field, Bose condensate, quantum fluctuations, inertia (31)

1 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2007-01-21 20:26 ID:yFP7P0us

Any news about the probable connections between these things yet?

22 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2007-01-25 15:27 ID:yV0koplG

>>21 I'm not a proponent of the exploration of neutral Higgs. With a charged field the quantum excitation is greater, in my opinion.

23 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2007-01-25 16:57 ID:IlX2J/rR

butt, my dear colleague, just think about the pressure! extraordinary.

24 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2007-01-25 19:05 ID:yV0koplG

>>23 I remain diffident. Won't too much pressure to the neutral field cause it to buckle and lose its symmetry?

25 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2007-01-25 21:08 ID:Heaven

Average intelligence and willingness to learn of a 4-chnner has been exposed in this thread.

26 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2007-01-25 22:36 ID:IlX2J/rR

what what what? my dear colleague! What is this talking about symmetry? We have not the slightest idea of the nether dimensions of the neutral Higgs field. I have not heard of such models existing yet. If you do, however, I would be most fascinated, and so will >>1.

Also, I have the impression that 'neutral' may be a misnomer as I have evidence of quantum excitations, given exceptionally large bose condensates. I will repeat again, my colleague. Don't forget the pressure!

27 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2007-01-25 23:51 ID:yV0koplG

>>26 Simple extrapolation. You see, Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking tells us that when a symmetric system goes into a vacuum state that is not symmetric, the system no longer appears to behave in a symmetric manner. It is a phenomenon that naturally occurs in many situations.

But you lost me with "nether dimensions". Are you talking about the Noether's theorem?

28 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2007-01-26 10:55 ID:IlX2J/rR

oh I'm sorry. My experimental setup is standardized to insert bose condensate downward into Higgs Field. hence nether dimensions simply refers to what's below the surface. Excuse please for the improper word use

29 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2007-01-26 13:17 ID:yV0koplG

>>28 Ah no need to apologize, terminology keeps evolving in this very advanced field so I wanted to confirm I was up-to-date with the latest. Please carry on.

30 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2007-03-10 18:35 ID:yFP7P0us

>Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking

Probably other forces are waiting to break when time comes. chaos is interesting.

31 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2017-03-12 13:36 ID:xYeqHa4e

dicks out for Harambe

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What is the meaning of life (6)

1 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2016-10-14 09:25 ID:7ue8lWQv


2 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2016-10-14 09:26 ID:7ue8lWQv

Thats gay, mate

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4 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2017-01-20 15:45 ID:ZpOsFhEK

Life is meaningless.

5 Name: James Tiberius Kirk : 2017-01-27 03:04 ID:I2ET+xh/

Everybody knows the meaning of life is 42!

6 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2017-03-07 17:51 ID:97EUB4xW

dicks out for Harambe

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Defuse a volcano? (17)

1 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2011-10-27 19:42 ID:Yc4D7ZOM

As this is the ever-highly speculative Science board, I put to you a highly speculative scenario: Are you a bad enough dude/construction company/government agency/super villain to stop a volcano? Can you think of a way to take enough energy out of the equation to make a volcano sputter rather than explode?

I say this with the threat of Uturuncu popping its top sometime soon and potentially messing with the weather even worse than Pinatubo did. Also, I'm all about job creation...

Don't hold back! I want to hear crazy ideas.

8 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2011-11-19 22:26 ID:Heaven

I assume magma probably vaporizes more water than the water cools the magma. So pouring water into a volcano is probably not gonna stop it.

I'm kind of curious about what the radiation from nuclear blasts deep in the earth will do. I mean, maybe no animals live down there, but there's got to be bacteria or protists down there that never make it to the surface. We could get crazy mutated bacteria or something.

9 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2011-11-20 06:55 ID:5R7WSsYE

Probably chuck a lot of flowing water over it.

10 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2011-11-23 07:01 ID:emOcqeyk

What if you inject the volcano with liquid nitrogen?

11 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2011-11-28 17:40 ID:Yc4D7ZOM

>Beowawe Geyser Field was located in central Nevada between Elko and Battle Mountain. The field and steam were visible from the Interstate. The geyser field itself was located on the side of a hill and immediately at the bottom of the slope. This small basin was considered for national monument status, but apparently a political rivalry caused its disapproval. In the 1950s, geothermal drilling began the downward spiral of geyser activity at Beowawe.

The same thing happened to Steamboat Springs in Nevada.

Basically, drilling deep into the ground and using the energy from the earth killed geysers. Granted a volcano (particularly a big nasty explody kind) is many orders of magnitude greater in power, there's still potentially something to be gained from sucking energy out of the equation.

12 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2011-11-29 14:05 ID:NQQuy0da

One imagines it'd vaporize explosively. BOOM!

13 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2011-11-29 14:41 ID:Ph3ouho+

If you flood a volcano, it might not defuse it, but you can harness the resulting steam and use it for energy.

14 Name: Spike : 2011-12-01 09:11 ID:hldAjPWa

Anybody remember that episode of the Transformers where the Decepticons were draining off the heat of the Earth to fill their energon cubes and it got so cold that you could have a snowball fight in the desert in the middle of July?

15 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2011-12-31 14:50 ID:veQXhOEn

If you injected a powerful agent to lower the viscosity of the melt, it would decrease explosive potential. You could heat up the melt a lot while simultaneously introducing iron or other heavier elements to lower the silica content, which would also lower the viscosity and decrease likelihood of powerful eruption.

To complete stop a magma chamber, you would have to bore into the magma and insert miles-long rods of a material with a really high thermal conductivity constant. This could be supplemented with a dessication (de-watering) compound to lower the solidus of the melt and induce crystallization.

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17 Name: Hitler's Gas Bill : 2017-01-10 19:26 ID:3aP2bG+I

How about sand? Cheap, otherwise useless, and easy-to-access.
Plus, free glass, right?

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Would you break Number Code? (4)

1 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2011-08-15 15:15 ID:r85BktkR

2 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2011-08-16 20:20 ID:GSJQWaJ5

Number Code is omniscient... don't think it is possible to penetrate sundry fortress of ghosts....

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Pluto not a planet ;_; (43)

34 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2007-07-30 14:37 ID:698jbMHp

>>29 pluto isn't, now.
but it is a planet, boku no kokoro no naka ni.

35 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2007-07-31 23:48 ID:XXiAckVX


> boku

This is not an English word why did you say it

> no

This is not an English word why did you say it

> kokoro

This is not an English word why did you say it

> no
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36 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2007-08-01 19:39 ID:hAhvoLPp

>> no
>This is not an English word why did you say it

yes it is

37 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2007-08-03 00:57 ID:Heaven


That was not an amusing post why did you make it

38 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2007-08-03 01:37 ID:Heaven

no, it's not. you're thinking of "no" as opposed to "no".

39 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2007-08-03 08:11 ID:Heaven

I can feel a "Post deleted by moderator." coming...

40 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2007-08-04 11:41 ID:Heaven


Can you now.

41 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2007-08-10 06:04 ID:Heaven

It's as if millions of voices suddenly cried out against censorship and were suddenly silenced.

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43 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2016-11-20 06:27 ID:sTLdiL1K

fuck you 2016 anon

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Public debate on the (in)effectiveness of homeopathy (4)

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2 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2016-01-09 23:22 ID:Heaven

> This webpage is not available

3 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2016-07-14 06:45 ID:bPWiW755

Wow..... i havent seen that url since.. many many years ago. Before captcha on 4chan

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Evolution is a DIRTY LIE (128)

1 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2008-05-16 15:43 ID:fM7LLXTR

> 1. The aim of this report is not to question or to fight a belief – the right to freedom of belief does not permit that. The aim is to warn against certain tendencies to pass off a belief as science. It is necessary to separate belief from science. It is not a matter of antagonism. Science and belief must be able to coexist. It is not a matter of opposing belief and science, but it is necessary to prevent belief from opposing science.

Stopped reading there.

There is NO evidence of evolution. It is a belief. Objective science doesn't support evolution no matter how many frauds and hoaxes are fabricated to support evolution. The truth always trickles out.

Life doesn't just happen. That alone totally defies the Laws of Science.

The Judeo Christian G-D, made it happen. G-d is the Author of all science. It is no coincidence that leading evolutionists are atheists. THAT is by design. These atheistic evolutionists do not find G-d acceptable in their premises. Their premise is that there is NO G-D.

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122 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2015-09-02 18:13 ID:nSZLHB+a

Would you have sex with something that evolved from an ape?

123 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2015-09-06 20:10 ID:Heaven

I'm asexual, so no, I wouldn't have sex with anything.

124 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2015-09-10 17:57 ID:segyI+0X

Too bad. It's interested in you anyway.

125 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2016-07-18 03:13 ID:5TNG0Gm5

In the Old Testament, there are many references made to God leading the Israelites out of bondage in Egypt with a "strong hand and outstretched arm." There, reference to God's hand is clearly metaphorical, as he uses the plagues to free the Israelites, not a giant hand. God is a transcendent being, and thus does not have hands in the human sense. I think that the same is true of where it says in Genesis 2 that God formed man from dust he had gathered; God acts through the natural processes He created to carry out his will, as befits a being of His stature. However, the Bible occasionally using figures of speech should not be taken to detract from its spiritual truth.

126 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2016-07-23 04:50 ID:UuH/njL9

If life spontaneously appearing defies the "Laws of Science", as you call them, what property of the entity you refer to as "G-d" allows it to create life, in violation of the "Laws of Science"? If this entity can circumvent the "Laws of Science", can they really be said to be laws? And if as you say this entity is responsible for the creation of life, does that not imply that the "G-d" entity is not itself alive?

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128 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2016-11-02 16:56 ID:usdMZ3Fw

The Prophet Mohammad (pieces of shit be upon him)

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When will they come out with a 256 bit OS or 1024 bit CPU? (78)

1 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2008-08-06 07:47 ID:eXui/RyR

So how long do you think it will be before such technoloogy is widely availble to the public?
10 years? Maybe 25?

69 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2015-07-03 19:28 ID:Heaven

I'd be more interested in a 128-qbit quantum computer.

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72 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2016-07-14 06:48 ID:EtHDlgt9

There technically are 512 bit cpus but they arent rrally exciting.. the intel xeon phi, i think its only the floating point par that is 512 but so just numwber crunching for science

73 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2016-07-18 03:06 ID:MMJ9UbIf

Consumer desktops and laptops are still being sold with 4 or 8 GB of RAM (every so often you see one with 12 GB of RAM these days) and neither Windows nor standard software has gotten bloated enough to render this insufficient. Meanwhile I use a computer with 32 GB of RAM and an 8 core processor in my laboratory for sequence alignment. Moore's law stopped working as advertised in 2005, so I expect that this state of affairs will continue until either a)quantum computing comes along and upsets things or b)technical progress in computers finally comes to a halt and information technology becomes another ossified industry that was once cutting edge, like cars or petrochemicals. The way things are looking now, I think that quantum computing will be developed the year after they figure out controlled nuclear fusion and world peace.

74 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2016-07-20 04:15 ID:utulLfD9


At this point even an 8 Qbit (or a full quantum byte) computer would be good. From what I heard the max they have achieved so far is something like 5 Qbits or some other odd number.

75 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2016-07-23 04:45 ID:ppmr2UEt

It doubles about every 10 years

1980 - 8 bit
1990 - 16 bit
2000 - 32 bit
2010 - 64 bit
2020 - 128 bit
2030 - 256 bit
2040 - 512 bit
2050 - 1024 bit
2060 - 2048 bit
2070 - 4096 bit
2080 - 8192 bit

76 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2016-09-10 06:33 ID:WzPGZq83


> Google, using an array of 9 superconducting qubits developed by the Martinis group and UCSB, accurately simulates a hydrogen atom.

and there's this nonsense:

77 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2016-09-30 03:41 ID:Heaven

and now d-wave has built an even bigger fake quantum computer ("2000 qubits").

78 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2016-10-14 09:18 ID:Ns4QBtzr

That would be lots of data! xddd

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Bionic Eye helps the blind see low-res B&W video (8)

2 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2014-09-09 00:49 ID:YK7cFlej

I wackyparsed the title as "helps the blind see low-res BBW video," and thought, "Oh my God, who'd want to see that? Not even the blind!"

3 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2014-09-09 13:48 ID:O0l6bc7a

I guess this is meant to aid those with postpartum blindness?

4 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2014-09-10 23:16 ID:e7v3HBRZ

Having eyeballs that can record everything you see in ultra high definition and have a built in zoom function would be neat, but I'd prefer to keep the eyes I got currently.

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6 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2015-12-14 00:14 ID:R9nd4PmX

The bad thing though is that as soon as they get it perfected someone's gonna figure out out a way to make you watch advertisements on them.

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