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xkcd's "What if?" series

This new xkcd series is frakkin' awesome, updated each Thursday. It's speculative-nonfiction humor writing, leaning heavily toward the Hard SF end of the spectrum.

First up: "What would happen if you tried to hit a baseball pitched at 90% the speed of light?" Here's a hint:

Click the image to see the first installment of xkcd's "What if?"

Things don't get better from there. Or they get AWESOME, if you're a physics nerd.



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Feb. 6th, 2013 12:31 am (UTC)
They're a Tuesday thing - you can get your next fix two days sooner than you think! (or five days later, depending)
Feb. 6th, 2013 01:29 am (UTC)
Even better!
Feb. 6th, 2013 01:28 am (UTC)
Oh my goodness - this is so getting sent to my son. Thanks for the link!
Feb. 6th, 2013 01:29 am (UTC)
Happy to help!
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