[LMB] Old Moldy OT:

dreitman at spiritone.com dreitman at spiritone.com
Fri May 12 17:16:41 BST 2006


"Joel Polowin" <jpolowin at hotmail.com> wrote:
 
> James <cessnadriver at gmail.com> wrote:
> >I don't know if this happened, but since it deals with chemistry or
> >physics... calculating temperatures and ending up with -300 degrees
> >Ceslus? Has that happened?

> In (bad) SF?  The Trek NextGen episode "The Royale" had a planetary
> surface temperature of "minus 291 degrees Celsius".

> . . . .

There was the time I was doing high school physics homework and realized that my calculations resulted in a velocity of approximately 100c.  I knew it was wrong, but it took me forever to figure out the problem.  (And no, it wasn't because I was using cm instead of m.)

Dan, ad nauseam


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