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Re: LOST UNIVERSITY....
« Reply #15 on: August 11, 2009, 03:20:50 PM »
I'm a nerd  :D I just started reading my copy of A Brief History of Time

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« Reply #16 on: August 11, 2009, 03:22:17 PM »
That's not nerdy, that's smart. It'll probably help you understand a lot more than Lost, too.

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Re: LOST UNIVERSITY....
« Reply #17 on: August 11, 2009, 03:24:03 PM »
Read it a long time ago - went to Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff last week and understood what they were talking about when they mentioned looknig for red shifts and blue shifts.

(Red shift means a distant celestial object is moving away from us - blue means moving toward; helped prove the universe is expanding)
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« Reply #18 on: August 11, 2009, 04:41:53 PM »
Oh Geez Otter is going to the "Hermione" of LU!   ;D    Just jesting thanks for the link

great... does that mean im going to be Neville Longbottom??

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« Reply #19 on: August 11, 2009, 08:39:11 PM »
Oh Geez Otter is going to the "Hermione" of LU!   ;D    Just jesting thanks for the link

great... does that mean im going to be Neville Longbottom??
 
No you are not Neville, more like mmmmm I have to think about this what character would you be?  Hagrid for being gruff on the outside but really nice on the inside?

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« Reply #20 on: August 11, 2009, 08:40:24 PM »
Read it a long time ago - went to Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff last week and understood what they were talking about when they mentioned looknig for red shifts and blue shifts.

(Red shift means a distant celestial object is moving away from us - blue means moving toward; helped prove the universe is expanding)

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« Reply #21 on: August 12, 2009, 03:55:21 AM »
Oh Geez Otter is going to the "Hermione" of LU!   ;D    Just jesting thanks for the link

great... does that mean im going to be Neville Longbottom??
 
No you are not Neville, more like mmmmm I have to think about this what character would you be?  Hagrid for being gruff on the outside but really nice on the inside?

awww how flattering... Id proudly be Hagrid...
lol we should have a whole thread when LU is up and running, we all take a personality from potter... oh man im such a geek...

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« Reply #22 on: August 12, 2009, 07:27:18 AM »
Oh Geez Otter is going to the "Hermione" of LU!   ;D    Just jesting thanks for the link

great... does that mean im going to be Neville Longbottom??
 
No you are not Neville, more like mmmmm I have to think about this what character would you be?  Hagrid for being gruff on the outside but really nice on the inside?

awww how flattering... Id proudly be Hagrid...
lol we should have a whole thread when LU is up and running, we all take a personality from potter... oh man im such a geek...
Start picking now cause there are not enough characters.  We will have folks fighting over things.  Otter might be a good Potter, but he is studios like Hermione so not sure what other male character we would put him as.    I like the thought!  Oh no university ahhhh

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Re: LOST UNIVERSITY....
« Reply #23 on: August 12, 2009, 02:13:20 PM »
I call Hagrid...

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Re: LOST UNIVERSITY....
« Reply #24 on: August 12, 2009, 02:33:43 PM »
You are Hagrid I gave you that name!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: LOST UNIVERSITY....
« Reply #25 on: August 12, 2009, 09:57:06 PM »
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Re: LOST UNIVERSITY....
« Reply #26 on: August 12, 2009, 10:08:03 PM »
I don't know who I shall be maybe Fleur cause I am French :)

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Re: LOST UNIVERSITY....
« Reply #27 on: August 12, 2009, 10:11:50 PM »
I'm a nerd  :D I just started reading my copy of A Brief History of Time

I read that last year before Season 5.  It's pretty cool, and though the time travel on Lost doesn't quite fit, there is some stuff in there that helps it make some sense.  At the very least, it makes you believe that time travel is possible!

What's funny, though, is that book is written for non-academics, and it was still way over my head in a lot of ways.  It's a quick read, though, which is why I was able to pull it off.

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Re: LOST UNIVERSITY....
« Reply #28 on: August 12, 2009, 10:17:06 PM »
is this pre class reading requirements roflmao ;D  i thought how to make time fly would be better and applicable

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« Reply #29 on: August 12, 2009, 10:20:03 PM »
lol.  It's for extra credit.   ;)

Speaking of making time fly, you will learn in the book that if you are flying in an airplane high above the earth, you are actually time traveling by like miliseconds because you are further away from the effects of gravity.  So you age slightly slower than someone at the Earth's surface.