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They actually left out a very commonly used three-word phrase, but it's encountered in classes above the freshman level, not in the series course that lots of people have to take.

 

"To first order".

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If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, it's full potential, that word would be "meetings" - David Barry

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After being offline for a few months, the Gendered language in comments about professors site is back.  Some things make sense ("crude" is used more often about men), while some I find inexplicable (why is "syllabus" used more often in comments about women than men?).

 

The anchor point of sanity comes from the observation that the word "nurturing" is used for no one, neither men nor women, in physics.

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"Nutritious" shows up in very few cases.  "Nutella" appears in a handful of cases (I'll let you check that out yourself).  An appalling difference appears for "humor".

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Lethal discovery in soil affected by bushfire

GEOSCIENTISTS from Australia’s Southern Cross University have made a world-first discovery in revealing the lethal threat of soils scorched by bushfires.

 

The team, led by Southern Cross University’s Professor Ed Burton, has found the naturally occurring metal chromium-3 can be converted by extreme bushfire heat into the highly toxic and cancerous chromium-6.

 

Chromium-6 is the substance made infamous by renowned American environmentalist Erin Brockovich, who blew the whistle on high concentrations in the water supply of her home town in southern California.

 

https://www.scu.edu.au/engage/news/latest-news/2019/lethal-discovery-in-soil-affected-by-bushfire.php

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2 minutes ago, Pariah said:

I kind of want to throw this at my Astronomy students at the end of the term and see what they do....

 

solar_system_changes.png

 

More Plutos. Make Pluto huge and give it a ring. :P :P 

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