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    What is v/o?

    Homework Statement 1. Consider a mixture consisting of 5 v/o 239Pu and 95 v/o 23Na. Using the g′ = 1, . . . Homework Equations The Attempt at a Solution Is v/o volume percent? I have never ran across this notation before and am not too sure how to handle it. I tried googling it...
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    News Recent Ship to Gaza turmoil

    I am interested to see how Israel handles this. Has Israel made any statements regarding this?
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    News Recent Ship to Gaza turmoil

    Here is the story from yesterday about the convy: http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/meast/05/30/gaza.protest/index.html So in other words this was more of a publicity to try to provoke Isreal (success).
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    News Virginia Speed Limits

    In my state, the speed limit is also 65, but it would be reckless driving to go below 75 due to everyone else going 80+. I think are speeding tickets are about a third of yours though.
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    News We have given in to terrorism

    Muslims - http://www.southparkstudios.com/clips/155210 Christians -http://www.southparkstudios.com/clips/103393 Catholics- http://www.southparkstudios.com/clips/104227 Mormons- http://www.southparkstudios.com/clips/104253 Jews - http://www.southparkstudios.com/clips/154465 Athiests-...
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    A high schooler looking for some complicated physics problems

    For Classical Mechanics, I would look at Morin's book: https://www.amazon.com/dp/0521876222/?tag=pfamazon01-20&tag=pfamazon01-20
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    Courses Why are there so few General Relativity courses?

    At my school, there is a two quarter GR series offered by the math department. I just happened to stubble upon it the other day. It seems to only be offered every few years.
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    I Just Failed

    I would talk to your professor. Some professors will give you a few options (ex if you show a significant improvement on the final, ill drop your midterm grade) and some professors will wave you off. Either way it doesn't hurt to talk. Also, you should determine why you got such a low score...
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    Programs BS/MS at one school PhD at another?

    Hello all, I am thinking about purusing the BS/MS option in nuclear engineering at my university. However, the NE department at my school is small and I am not exactly sure if my research interests really line up with any of the professors here. I am not sure yet if I do want to pursue a...
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    News Kirk Cameron plans to re-distribute The Origin of Species

    I ended up missing the giveaway yesterday. They were finished and off campus by noon. Oh well, not a huge loss.
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    2012 movie -

    I saw it last night, and over all I was a little dissapointed. Part of it could have been that I saw it at midnight and didn't realise that it was a 3 hour movie.
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    Calculating Fourier Coefficients

    Homework Statement Determine the fourier coefficients of the 3-periodic function and determine how many terms needed to keep 3 digit accuracy. f(t) = 1/2(1-Cos[Pi t]), for 0<t<1 f(t) = 1, for 1<t<2 f(t) = 1/2(1-Cos[Pi(t-3)]), for 2<t<3 Homework Equations For the cos...
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    Hostile non-smokers

    Reminds me of south park (the sound is horrible. It gets slightly better later on).
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    Topics in your first physics year.

    I did not take physics in high school. In high school, I thought I wanted to be a doctor, so I took every bio course my school offered and opted out of physics. Not exactly sure if I regret it. The first quarter of physics in college was brutal, but I rebounded fairly well after that.
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    Shrines and crosses

    This looks almost exactly like the one my grandma has! The frame is made of wood, but it is starting to show signs of deterioration.
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    Already an Engineer : quitting for school, need help

    Is there any particular reason you have choosen this CC? I would shop around a bit and see if you can do better. Perhaps also look at smaller branches of a large university. Often times the tuition will be lower than the main campus (but not always!). Also see if the university you are...
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    Courses Unrealistic Course Load?

    It doesn't look like a terrible schedule, however all of those courses may end up taking A LOT of time. As long as you are able to manage your time well, I think it is very doable. I like to study a lot during the weekdays and do very minimal school work on the weekends. How long do you...
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    I'm screwed I think

    Depending on the volume of the pharmacy, he could have studied there. I work at retail chain pharmacy that locally does not do very many scripts/week. The upside is that I have a lot of study time (although usually not of great quality). Downside is that my hours fluctuate a lot (currently at 20...
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    This is not a 2012 prophesies discussion - Institute for Human Continuity.

    Oh wow, I remember that movie. I wrote a paper on it for extra credit in a sociology class.
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    How's this for a syllabus.

    What is the breakdown for the remaining 50%? 50% homework does look great, however it means it will probably be a low curve class and impossible midterms and finals to compensate.
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    News Obama-Joker face gone viral

    Some anons did do this, or atleast something similiar. About a month ago a few posted that they were hanging up the socialism and were trying to get others to do the same. However, I didn't think that it really caught on.
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    This picture first made me laugh then think

    I love most of the socially awkward penguins http://seriouslulz.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/socially_awkward_penguin_2.jpg [Broken]
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    MechE to math or physics

    Just a quick question, why are you majoring in ME if you plan to pursue physics and/or math? What is the required physics for ME at you school? At mine, only the first year physics sequence is required for ME majors.
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    Where to start?

    Do you know what type of math you will be doing? I think I was doing Geometry in 9th grade, but it could have also been Algebra I or II. Regardless, I would definately focus on getting the most out of your math class. A decent foundation in math will make your life much happier now and later...
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    To transfer or not to transfer?

    The UW school system *may* accept credits from each of thier branches (meaning that all credits would transfer). It may depend on that school system, but it works that way where I go. I would take this year to get a feel for the classes and opportunities at UW-Whitewater. It could be that...
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    To transfer or not to transfer?

    In my opinion (not that it is worth much :tongue: ) it would be only be worth it if a) your school doesn't have much research opportunities or b) if your school doesn't have any content on the subfield(s) you are interested in (ex. astrophysics). What year are you? most colleges have a...
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    Post your Fall 2009 Schedule!

    Here's my classes - books: Dif Eq's - Boyce Classical mechanics (second year physics)- Morin Intro to nuclear engineering - not too sure linear algebra - Not sure as well I'm thinking about signing up for some general required course, but I think that 5 classes in a quarter might be...
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    Preparing for Second year physics

    Unfortuantely I did not do so well in newton mechanics in the first year physics course. In brief, I decided to take the honors version with no prior physics experience and no care to try to fill in the gaps. Fortunately I managed to pull off a C overall but I hardly retained any information...
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    Should I leave my car unlock next year? VOTE!

    I am getting ready to move into an appartment on campus. This will be my first year on my own, the previous years I was living with family. My mother told me I should keep nothing in my car and leave it unlocked, so that if someone does break into my car, there is nothing to steal and nothing...
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    REU/anything useful after freshman year

    Note that I have not done a REU, however this is what I have gathered from friends that have. It seems like the most important things for the app is physics/math courses completed and letters of references. Also depending on the REU, programming languages. Unfortunately, as a freshman this...
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