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REMEMBER WHEN I HAD LIKE SEVEN HUNDRED FOLLOWRS???

REMEMBER WHEN I HAD A PLACE ON THE INTERNET I FELT AT HOME????

REMEMBER?!?!?!?!

REMEMBER WHEN SOMEONE FUCKING DESTROYED IT COS THEY GOT CALLED OUT FOR ENBYHPBOIA????

REMEMBER WHEN EVERYONE SUBSEQUENTLY THANKED THEM OR LAUGHED ABOUT IT?!?!

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> The most massive black hole binary signal ever seen: OJ 287. This tight binary black hole system takes on the order of ~11–12 years to complete an orbit. The newly discovered system, J0045+41, orbits approximately 50 times as rapidly.

> Powerful relativistic effects will cause this orbit to decay, leading to a merger within 1,000 years.

That's like tomorrow!!!

> A long-period space-based gravitational wave detector would see the orbit, inspiral, and merger as it unfolds: a cosmic first.

Awesome.

https://social.heldscal.la/url/1061113 https://social.heldscal.la/attachment/1061095
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Working on a mastodon in London, UK for the new year. Just finalizing booking the venue. Its a project join the github page if you would like to help make it happen. github.com/Openmedianetwork/op

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I don't know of another closed system research facility that's as big and elaborate as biosphere2, so it's too bad they're not really doing much closed system research there anymore...

The closest thing they're doing these days is what they call a landscape observation experiment in what was originally the system's agricultural area. They've got these massive sloping steel troughs embedded with sensors and filled with volcanic gravel.

mastodon.social/media/Lufgg118 mastodon.social/media/34hFNMoD

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18.0, 64bit, with Desktop 15.5 (made in China!) and Refracta Tools – Create your own ExTiX/Ubuntu/Deepin system in minutes! | extix.se/?p=340

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A mighty war rages across the multiverse. It is the war between

MATHLIKE PARENTHESES

and

LISPLIKE PARENTHESES

Who will win? Who SHOULD win?

1. Mathlike parens! As seen in, eg, combinatory logic.

(a b c) means (a , (b , c))

2. But Lisp says NOOOPE! to that. In Lisp,

(a b c) means (a , (b, (c, NIL)))

and if you want the first type you have to say

(a b . c)

with an extra dot that you have to parse and omg wtf

BUT it's also pretty great for lists!

This war sucks but will never end.

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