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Comics can be educational. somewhat

  1. May 9, 2008 #1
    comics can be educational........ somewhat....

    So I was going through xkcd and found this comic strip:


    I can do 1, but i have no clue how to do 2.

    any takers?


    and yes. i know i'm a nerd. :P it's all good.
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  3. May 9, 2008 #2


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    Not bad, but for a real education in comic book physics, check out Larry Niven's 'Man of Steel; Woman of Kleenex.' (Think Lois Lane with the top of her head missing...) It's available free on his website. :biggrin:
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  5. May 12, 2008 #4
    Check out The Physics of Superheroes by James Kakalios.
  6. May 13, 2008 #5


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    Don't forget Larry Gonick's Cartoon Guide to Physics

    - Warren
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