To our newest member, Redshift:

  • Imagine you are sipping tea or coffee while discussing various issues with a broad and diverse network of students, colleagues, and friends brought together by the common bond of physics, graduate school, and the physics GRE.

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grae313
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To our newest member, Redshift:

Postby grae313 » Tue Feb 19, 2008 9:56 pm

Stop running away from me!!!

-grae

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twistor
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Re: To our newest member, Redshift:

Postby twistor » Tue Feb 19, 2008 10:08 pm

What does that even mean?

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fermiboy
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Re: To our newest member, Redshift:

Postby fermiboy » Tue Feb 19, 2008 10:10 pm

I think it means:

"Post your damn profile!"

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Re: To our newest member, Redshift:

Postby peder » Tue Feb 19, 2008 10:11 pm

Redshift. You know... whenever a light source moves away from the observer?

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Re: To our newest member, Redshift:

Postby butsurigakusha » Tue Feb 19, 2008 10:22 pm

I think we're running away from him.

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fermiboy
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Re: To our newest member, Redshift:

Postby fermiboy » Tue Feb 19, 2008 10:25 pm

I think we're both stationary and the aether is stretching out...oh wait there's no aether? Maybe that's why I didn't get any relativity questions right on the GRE.

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Re: To our newest member, Redshift:

Postby jdhooghe » Wed Feb 20, 2008 4:39 am

Peder, I think everybody on a PHYSICSGRE site knows what a redshift is....sarcasm is apparently not your friend.

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grae313
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Re: To our newest member, Redshift:

Postby grae313 » Wed Feb 20, 2008 1:33 pm

jdhooghe wrote:Peder, I think everybody on a PHYSICSGRE site knows what a redshift is....sarcasm is apparently not your friend.


hehe

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Re: To our newest member, Redshift:

Postby tnoviell » Wed Feb 20, 2008 3:02 pm

What's a redshift?

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grae313
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Re: To our newest member, Redshift:

Postby grae313 » Wed Feb 20, 2008 3:19 pm

tnoviell wrote:What's a redshift?


let's all help educate tnoviell and tell him what a redshift is.

It is sudden change in politics towards a more conservative viewpoint.

Example "California had a total redshift a few years ago and elected our current governator. I couldn't believe it!"

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Re: To our newest member, Redshift:

Postby tnoviell » Wed Feb 20, 2008 3:32 pm

Oooh, okay. It's all making sense to me now. I wonder why that was never covered in any of my physics classes? Must've been a liberal-bias thing.

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Re: To our newest member, Redshift:

Postby butsurigakusha » Wed Feb 20, 2008 3:46 pm

Arnold can hardly be considered conservative.

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Re: To our newest member, Redshift:

Postby nvanmeter » Wed Feb 20, 2008 3:53 pm

of course Arnold can't be classified - He's God.

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butsurigakusha
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Re: To our newest member, Redshift:

Postby butsurigakusha » Wed Feb 20, 2008 3:56 pm

Having him as my governor is one of the things drawing me to study in California. I don't even know who the governor of my state is.

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Re: To our newest member, Redshift:

Postby nvanmeter » Wed Feb 20, 2008 4:14 pm

haha me too. i wish he could run for president. just imagine this situation:
some crazy country threatens to attack us. arnold meets with the leader of that country to negotiate. arnold politely tells his secret service escort to leave the room for a minute. he then proceeds to lift up the leader of the other country by the throat with one hand, warning him of the consequences of *** with the US. the leader then decides not to attack the US.
well really i guess he wouldn't need the SS or anything - i've seen bullets bounce off of him before.

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Re: To our newest member, Redshift:

Postby jdhooghe » Wed Feb 20, 2008 4:57 pm

Jeesh tnoviell,
Wasn't that a gre question? Redshift is the shift toward conservatism and a blueshift is the shifting of two points to the right of conservatism. Yes, my faith in the democrats has been demolished...

Go Ron Paul!

/me runs away




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