Science Times Newsletter: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
#NowPlaying Vogala by Schwarzblut
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Tuesday, April 11 2017
From the Thinking Mathematically text book, a way to kill time:
"...one billion, or 1,000,000,000 can be written as 10^9. In terms of exponents, 10^9 might not look very large, but consider this: If you can count to 200 in one minute and decide to count for 12 hours a day at this rate, it would take you in the region of 19 years, 9 days, 5 hours, and 20 minutes to count to 10^9!"
Now reading Chris Hadfield's book. On his first mission he controlled the Canada arm and installed the Shuttle / Mir docking module. It's the orange bit in the middle.
Mission wrap up video: https://youtu.be/0vzv3lz_PxE?t=34m57s
Twitter sued Customs and Border Protection for trying to unmask one of their pseudonymous alt agency accounts. Within 24 hours of Twitter filing the lawsuit, the government withdrew its subpoena. What happened here?
Mastodon the band’s response to Mastodon the platform is metal AF http://mashable.com/2017/04/06/mastodon-band-social-media/#kxAoUh0dP05P
Guys, what should I make for #dinner
Generalistic and moderated instance.