#xkcd #gammaTest Faculty:Student Ratio - They managed to briefly hit the top of the rankings when they rejected everyone except one applicant, published 5 billion research papers that just said &quot;Hi,&quot; and hired one of their graduates for 0 trillion/year (then fired them after 10 microseconds.) - Mon, 14 Oct 2019 04:00:00 -0000 - https://xkcd.com/2215/ #poweredByAwk
#xkcd #gammaTest Chemistry Nobel - Most chemists thought the lanthanides and actinides could be inserted in the sixth and seventh rows, but no, they're just floating down at the bottom with lots more undiscovered elements all around them. - Fri, 11 Oct 2019 04:00:00 -0000 - https://xkcd.com/2214/ #poweredByAwk
#xkcd #gammaTest Drone Fishing - Today's consumers who order their drones off the internet don't know the joy of going out in nature and returning with a drone that you caught yourself, whose angry owners you fought off with your own two hands. - Fri, 27 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0000 - https://xkcd.com/2208/ #poweredByAwk
#xkcd #gammaTest Mavis Beacon - There are actually lowercase-like 'oldstyle' forms of normal numbers with more pronounced ascenders and descenders, which is why some numbers like '5' in books sometimes dangle below the line. But the true capital numbers remain the domain of number maven Mavis Beacon. - Mon, 23 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0000 - https://xkcd.com/2206/ #poweredByAwk
#xkcd #gammaTest Ksp 2 - &quot;The committee appreciates that your 2020 launch is on track, but the 'human capital/personnel retention' budget includes a lot more unmarked cash payments than usual. What are th--&quot; &quot;Public outreach.&quot; - Wed, 18 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0000 - https://xkcd.com/2204/ #poweredByAwk
#xkcd #gammaTest Earth-Like Exoplanet - Fire is actually a potential biosignature, since it means something is filling the atmosphere with an unstable gas like oxygen. If we find a planet covered in flames, it might be an indicator that it supports life—or used to, anyway, before the fire. - Fri, 13 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0000 - https://xkcd.com/2202/ #poweredByAwk
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