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Wed Mar 14, 2018, 01:38 AM

Hawking left us on Pi Day.

Well played, Professor.

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Reply Hawking left us on Pi Day. (Original post)
Laffy Kat Mar 2018 OP
3catwoman3 Mar 2018 #1
flibbitygiblets Mar 2018 #2
lapfog_1 Mar 2018 #3
Laffy Kat Mar 2018 #5
lapfog_1 Mar 2018 #6
cbreezen Mar 2018 #4
Spider Jerusalem Mar 2018 #7
KT2000 Mar 2018 #8
mr_lebowski Mar 2018 #9
KT2000 Mar 2018 #14
dalton99a Mar 2018 #10
KT2000 Mar 2018 #13
In_The_Wind Mar 2018 #11
Hekate Mar 2018 #12
malaise Mar 2018 #15
hlthe2b Mar 2018 #16
central scrutinizer Mar 2018 #17
ThoughtCriminal Mar 2018 #18

Response to Laffy Kat (Original post)

Wed Mar 14, 2018, 01:41 AM

1. How fitting.

A life well lived, in the face of staggering challenges.

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Response to Laffy Kat (Original post)

Wed Mar 14, 2018, 01:45 AM

2. That made me smile. Farewell Professor.

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Response to Laffy Kat (Original post)

Wed Mar 14, 2018, 01:53 AM

3. October 26

the 299th day of the year (this year).

now you have to think of km/sec.

as in 299 x 10^6 km/sec

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Response to lapfog_1 (Reply #3)

Wed Mar 14, 2018, 01:57 AM

5. You totally lost me. Of course, I still struggle with ninth grade algebra. nt

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Response to Laffy Kat (Reply #5)

Wed Mar 14, 2018, 01:59 AM

6. speed of light

299 792 458 m / s

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Response to Laffy Kat (Original post)

Wed Mar 14, 2018, 01:57 AM

4. I will miss his wheelchair...

Brilliance, in spite of the extra care needed over the years to keep him at his best!

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Response to Laffy Kat (Original post)

Wed Mar 14, 2018, 02:14 AM

7. In the UK it's DD/MM/YYYY (n/t)

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Response to Laffy Kat (Original post)

Wed Mar 14, 2018, 02:47 AM

8. also Einstein's birthday

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Response to KT2000 (Reply #8)

Wed Mar 14, 2018, 03:07 AM

9. WHOA, you're RIGHT!!!

Now it's just gettin' weird!

There's gonna be those old-timey bathroom plaques that say "Coincidence"? like they had for Lincoln and Kennedy, for sure ...

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Response to mr_lebowski (Reply #9)

Wed Mar 14, 2018, 04:49 AM

14. I remember those -

actually I recall it freaked me out!

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Response to KT2000 (Reply #8)

Wed Mar 14, 2018, 03:48 AM

10. Galileo was born in 1564, the year in which Michelangelo died. And Galileo died in 1642, the year in

which Newton was born.

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Response to dalton99a (Reply #10)

Wed Mar 14, 2018, 04:47 AM

13. Someone was born this year

that will carry it on. Weird.

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Response to Laffy Kat (Original post)

Wed Mar 14, 2018, 03:50 AM

11. Rest in peace. We'll never forget you.




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Response to Laffy Kat (Original post)

Wed Mar 14, 2018, 04:37 AM

12. Well played indeed

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Response to Laffy Kat (Original post)

Wed Mar 14, 2018, 05:58 AM

16. What an incredible man and legacy...

How many of us would have endured what he did throughout his adult life? RIP, sir. You've more than earned it.

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Response to Laffy Kat (Original post)

Wed Mar 14, 2018, 11:14 AM

17. If the universe is non-Euclidean then

The ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter may be less than or greater than pi.

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Response to Laffy Kat (Original post)

Thu Mar 15, 2018, 01:07 AM

18. If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch...

"If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe." - Carl Sagan

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