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https://sites.google.com/site/scienceandmathguide/
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Reminder: /sci/ is for discussing topics pertaining to science and mathematics, not for helping you with your homework or helping you figure out your career path.

If you want advice regarding college/university or your career path, go to /adv/ - Advice.

If you want help with your homework, go to /wsr/ - Worksafe Requests.

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tl;dr
Marvel Fusion wants to enable nuclear fusion with lasers, protons and boron atoms. 5p6n + p = 6p6n + shitload of energy. Is this possible?


A start-up called Marvel Fusion wants to make nuclear fusion easy. Take some of those recently invented high-energy lasers and create ludicrously strong EM fields, which then thrust a proton into a boron nucleus with its 5 pro-tons and 6 neutrons, creating a short living 6-6 nucleus.

It rapidly decayes into 3 He nuclei with 2p and 2n plus a bucket of free energy! All this without radioactivity and Fukushima-explosions and the dangers of Pu-bombs and CO2. Also known as the HB11 process. Up to 2023 they want to build a prototype machine to prove the practicability. Up to 2028 a 100 MW pilot plant is possible. After 2030 a 1.21 jigowatts facility is in the reach.

Sounds reasonable to me. /sci/ please give your estimation.
https://www.marvelfusion.io/
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>>12405404
Yeah that was amazing but we are still a ways off of RTS at atmospheric pressure. I wonder if g-wave will be key
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>>12400532
holy based.
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>>12403943
This gave me a big oldfag smile :3
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>>12405404

Don't even bother, he doesn't understand the concept of innovation
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>https://www.marvelfusion.io/

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So sci/ I am reading Road to Reality and having an Engin background I thought I could handle this book. Oh boy was I wrong, wtf are manifolds, Riemann surfaces and so on?

Any books you math's nerds recommend to make head and tails with the topics found on that book?
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Stfu tranny. Kys.

Anyways, a book for Riemmanian manifolds?? So.... Um. First off. You’ll need to learn: linear algebra, calculus 1-3, and real analysis, and some communative algebra. Then, a good book is: “An introduction to manifold theory”- loring tu, for manifolds, and “Algebraic Geometry”- Hartshorne, for Rieman surfaces. You could also just read Spivaks 3 volumes. But, what I’m saying is clusterfucked.

If you want to learn what a manifold is, learn point set topology, and use wiki. Then, if you want to know what a rieman surface is, learn Loring tu, then use Wikipedia. The other books just go in depth. But this looks pretty dense, if in fact it’s not a popsci book, from the table of contents. So, it could actually be useful to get all of the courses, the books I mentioned, before going in. It also talks finer bundles.

So, for differential geometry, I told you the prerequisites: point set topology, linear algebra, maybe real analysis.

It also seems to talk about algebra, so learn abstract algebra, a good book on that is Bourbaki, and I used dummit and foote for the basic algebra, but Lang looks better. So use Lang. Don’t listen to retards on this board about Lang, they’re clearly Sooners. Oh yeah. Dude you need to learn differential geometry. “Lie derivative, torsion”.

So then for diff geo: spivak and loring tu are excellent. First three volumes of spivak, and the loring th “manifold theory”. Then the rest idk.
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https://www.overleaf.com/read/vvtvtdsgdtfd

Also, here's a semi-comprehensive math list if you would like a math book for each subject.

I just made this pdf, just for you <3.

So don't judge, I also am too lazy to edit and fix it, don't judge my latex like a nigger tranny. I like all races. Hate transgenders.
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>>12406649
Fuck you, faggot.

On the other note, thanks I will check them em out as suggested. I have been becoming more interested in mathematics lately so I will enjoy a deeper dive.

>>12406681
Thanks frien, I will have a look through the books.
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>>12406785
>faggot
Why the homophobia?

Asking again for a ~5'10", chubby twink, trilingual, mathematician/physicist bf
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>>12406786
I want a forever husband >:(
This isn't a thread for you to tell me that you aren't homo >:(
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i am 5'2
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>>12406792
Are you the other things?
Which areas of mathematics/physics are you most involved in?
Are you an FtM?
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>>12406788
Then stop being a Fag. But fair that you don’t want to transition. Trangenders tend to be handicap, which is the pain of it all, in theory it’s good, but the only people who actually transition are very fucking annoying and I want to curb stomp them, they’re autistic as shit. Also stop posting your deviant art work. Go to tumblr, nvm, go to some stupid discord tranny server or some shit.

I also dislike men because they are not female. Idk why you like men. I like men in theory. But their bodies are gross. Women are more soft, and perfect to plunge your penis in. They are literally made for that. Like a guys ass can be big, but it’s not a girls ass. A guys ass looks rough and the skin is more Calisy. But a girl is soft and plump and juicy and perfect. Same for lips. Really hard to get over a guy when it is obvious you’d be fucking a dude. Unless you did transgender stuff. Maybe be queer and soften skin and wear a wig or dresses. Be a twink or something. But never as good as vagina, it is soft, filled with lubricant, and warm.
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>>12406801
Why did I post this.

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Is IQ really important? Keith Raniere, "master" of NXIMV together with Allison Mack (former Smallville star, plays Chloe Sullivan).

>claims to have an IQ of 240
>runs a sex cult
>now sentenced to 120 years in prison

kek, wtf is going on with these people
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>>12405882
i believe that would be the Foundation series, and they're referring to "psychohistory". good stuff. also ties into the robot stuff that I didn't read yet that I, Robot is based on I think
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>>12405715
I think people with high IQ who know they have high IQs and are told that they're special for their high IQs have a tendency to see themselves above others
tl;dr stop treating high IQ as a signifier of status and you'll probably see less sociopaths
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>>12405882
Foundation.
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>>12403110>>12405840
>>12405715
>>12403856
>>12403577
>>12403262

>kek, wtf is going on with these people
men live to fuck women for free while deluding they realize a power fantasy when they do it

women live to be fucked for free, but they dislike seeing themselves as slut, they need a narrative coating of globohomo just be yourself self help crap to go to orgies
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>>12403110
>smartest man alive
>coomer

>Ranking the effectiveness of worldwide COVID-19 government interventions
>Nils Haug, Lukas Geyrhofer, Alessandro Londei, Elma Dervic, Amélie Desvars-Larrive, Vittorio Loreto, Beate Pinior, Stefan Thurner & Peter Klimek
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>>12406706
>>no preventative anti-malarials
HCQ doesn't work. Get over it.
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>>12406713
NOOOO! TRUMP WON!!!
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>>12406706
>>no preventative vitamin D
Has been debunked yesterday or so. They made the connection that more people get sick in the winter, and people get less D in the winter, so it must have been the vitamin D. Complete bullshit.
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>>12404835
National lockdown should be on the first place, the only places were it didn't work are countries where it was decreed but the population never actually followed it because lack of resources/education.
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>>12406790
>should be
That's not how it works anon. You can't pick and choose the data.

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Why do so many doctors and health experts make grim predictions in the media about how "we can never go back to normal after covid" and "social distancing and mask wearing must continue even after people are vaccinated"? Why do they predict that coronavirus will be the one disease in human history to permanently destroy in-person social relations, despite the fact that deadlier diseases like the Black Death or Spanish Flu did not result in long-term social distancing measures?
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Fine with me. I hate people.
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>>12405243
>social distancing and mask wearing must continue even after people are vaccinated

Sometimes i wonder if they're intentionally trying to get people to revolt and stop relying on institutions to tell people how to think and what to do.
Or just fucking with people who will tolerate it.

Social distancing is not good for health in general.
I have half a mind to think kids are dirty as fuck because of instinctual measures
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>>12405243
why ask a question you know the answer to instead of making an actual fucking thread where you voice your opinion like someone with a spine would?
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>>12405970
I seriously doubt they'll do that anyway, I think once a large amount people get vaccinated they'll lift them.
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>>12405554
Like Ebola, and Marburg-virus and over 9000 similar blood explosion viruses?

Both lethal and highly infectious.

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>all the switchtards
Please explain, step by step, why you think it's better to switch.
>muh expectation
Explain why it's relevant (protip: it's not).
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>>12404844
Kys tranny. Stfu.
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>>12404844
Switch. -5 vs +10 is a no brainer.

Switching works because the possibilities of -10 and +5 (starting with 20 or 5 when one envelope is 10) have already been excluded. Your envelope isn't random.
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>>12404844
switch gets 12.5 on average
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All of the answers in this thread are incorrect thus far. The envelopes have x and 2x in them. The expected value for either one is 1.5x. If you pick one at random, you have exactly the same expected value between sticking with that one and switching to the one you didn't pick.
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>>12404844
Nigger i make 250k a year from being a huge landlord
Keep your gay ass envelopes

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Is SRS an ethical medical procedure?
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>>12388774
>/med/
not science or maths
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>>12405408
nigger u lie
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>>12405408
Post a selfie if you're so confident.
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>>12389039
Check the username in OP's screenshot.
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>>12385830
20 years from now it will be considered just as barbaric as the ice pick lobotomies from the 70s.

>Be dave baker
>Spend 30 years toying with protein folding
>Get piles of HHMI cash, 150 person research group, win CASP several times
>Deepmind sees glittering problem in folding
>Knows f**k all about chemistry
>Uses big computers and savvy DL to predict pairwise amino acid distances
>DESTROYS the field

What do? How do you show your face after bring mogged this hard??
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>>12406684
Used to *
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So does this mean we're getting real working hair growing treatments that don't come with nasty side effects soon or what
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>>12404879
>science isn’t about stroking my ego
>Science is about making me immortal, saving the earth’s biodiversity, giving me godlike powers and a harem of sexy catgirls.
Anon, you're an absolute retard.
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>>12406778
and you fell for bait newfag
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How useful is folding physics given the input of the system in the fold of the final protein?

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>>12402539
>hexagram
>(((telescope)))
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>>12402539
The real question is, what's the holdup? Did they break a mirror?
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>>12406421
Based
Ground based telescopes are going to be obsolete in just a few more years with dropping launch costs
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>>12403253
what would happen if we aimed it at the sun?
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>>12406517
SLS

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How does it compare to top American universities?
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>>12406403
It does a good job at obscuring knowledge in classical texts according to Lyndon LaRouche.
http://wlym.com/archive/PDF-77-85/CAM7806.pdf
Inb4 not science, your question neither.
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>>12406635
Hmm. Don't know about that. I just don't see English universities being discussed on /sci/ so I thought I'd start the topic. Study economics myself at Cambridge.
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>>12406403
it's terrible, a good alternative is full sail university
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>>12406728
Wtf is a full sail university?
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>>12406403
You wont learn anything and you need to to the climate nigger tranny antifa bullshit but when you have the degree people will hire you because the Name meant something 100 Spears ago. Especially the non englishspeaking countrys still have huge respect for this Gloryfied adult daycare

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>Something came from nothing.
Or
>Something was always there.

Both of these answers completely fly in the face of intuition, common sense, and all observation. But one of them has to be right. Whether you try to answer them with multiverses, quantum foam, universal cycles, or God, you can always trace the origins of reality to these two opposing statements.
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>>12401739
A thing that thinks you retard. Read the meditations cunt.
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>>12398733
I'll go with the latter, since something coming from nothing implies the existence of something. Namely, a possibility. I think of "something" as an absurd spontaneous thing which floats above "nothing" but never interacts with it. Somehow the thing-in-itself evades the principle of sufficient reason
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>>12398839
Feels kinda nice knowing random folks can stumble upon the same decent dualities, anonymously
>>12405474
What's nothing? As a hint, you're allowed to break whatever rules you want when you think about that kind of thing, but you lose if you give up and say "it's none of the things" and don't exactly win if you say "it's not a thing".
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is the object that lacks any rules describing it described by this rule?
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>>12398762
read Kant

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I used to laugh at him as a crank retard but after learning more mathematics and set theory I realized he was right about everything.
Nobody is able to refute him.
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>>12401700
fuck up retard
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>>12402516
Yeah so, in a few of his videos, Wildberger reconstructs the complex numbers as a dihedral algebra over an arbitrary field, excepting the case where the field is characteristic 2. The usual case is pretty much equivalent to the complex numbers in common use, but taking the linear algebraic tack which introduces more intuitive notation imo. Maybe the interaction of the complex numbers as the three dihedral algebras will yield some interesting results.
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bumpe
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>>12388138
kek
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>>12379480
lots of love for wildberger, but what do we do? i got the youtube backup of his channel from a month ago. we need his notes. we need a text book. we need software.
i really want a dump of all his whiteboard from all the videos. watching the videos is all good but having it in a textbook/slides, will definitely increase my learning speed. currently i have my personal notes til ~50 lecture in math foundations. there are 250+ lectures in the series and i want all their notes.
also i desperately want to read eric dollards "versor algebra" but i don't have a way to pay them, i got only some crypto. it seems like wildbergers complex numbers might dance nicely with eric dollards ideas.
also in the same ball park is pic related, want to read

cheers to all students and scholars, we are at the brink of a new renaissance

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Would you even know it existed?

To be honest, I doubt I would.
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>>12406727
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7036342/

Can you explain why you simply reject this and how it doesn't prove sars-cov-2 exist?
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>>12406744
Sure, after you explain the isolation and purification procedure.
Reading the title is not enough. You have to read rest to understand what I mean.
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>>12406756
Jesus Christ. You're making claims that it's never been isolated. You have never explained why.
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>>12406766
I did. It's somewhere in the thread.
But you are the one who is taking the title of an article at face value.
You should actually read it.
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>>12406774
Has a virus ever been isolated? Do we know if any virus exist or is it just this one you don't believe exist?

>The test consists of finding snippets of rna in some sample of genetic material and labelling it a virus, despite it not being able to any genetic material that is not monkey kidney cells that has been nuked with antibiotics.
Is this your explanation why it doesn't exist?
What are we seeing on electron microscope images if it isn't the virus?




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