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Re: What has made you laugh?

Postby TheEagle » Tue Sep 20, 2022 5:06 pm

www2 wrote in Tue Sep 20, 2022 12:14 pm:The only problem is that the he se only an FPS of 10^44 +/-10%

uh … why ?
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Re: What has made you laugh?

Postby Parnikkapore » Wed Sep 21, 2022 1:55 am

https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Planck_time (tldr: 5*10^-44s is the shortest possible time interval measurement of our universe)
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Re: What has made you laugh?

Postby wkitty42 » Wed Sep 21, 2022 8:18 am

the only problem is that 10^44 and 10^-44 are not the same... unless that's another joke embedded in the current one... or is it just someone's typo?
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Re: What has made you laugh?

Postby MariuszXC » Wed Sep 21, 2022 12:40 pm

I think it was not a typo. I'll try to explain using more familiar numbers.
Assume that the shortest possible time interval in your Universe is 1/100th of a second (10^-2 s).
Then it is impossible for events to occur (and thus be observed) more than a 100 times in a second (10^2 events/s).

See how the ^-2 and ^2 relate?

So.. yes, It was a clever joke inside of a joke.
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Re: What has made you laugh?

Postby wkitty42 » Wed Sep 21, 2022 1:27 pm

MariuszXC wrote in Wed Sep 21, 2022 12:40 pm:So.. yes, It was a clever joke inside of a joke.

thanks for the clarification... it is what i thought :)
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