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|4 days 13 hours ago||What do you know?||
What do you know about schizophrenia. I'm guessing close to nothing, so don't throw around your bs diagnosis when you see someone acting badly.
|7 weeks 4 hours ago||My experience||
I have a BA in astrophysics from a liberal arts college (Colgate). As an undergrad, astrophysics and physics are nearly the same major. I think I had one fewer physics elective required and 2 or 3 extra upper level astronomy requirements. The other big difference will be in the types of research you do over the summer.
How did you know it was the right major for you?
I was fascinated with astronomy from a young age and enjoyed the physics classes I took in high school.
What does the job situation after college look like?
The more immediately employable major is engineering. Many of my fellow majors continued on for PhDs. The attraction of the major to nonacademic jobs is your skills as a problem solver. IBM, Lockheed Martin, and Boeing were the major hirers straight out of undergrad.
Other than Michigan, what are some schools with good astonomy departments?
Probably better to focus on a good fit at the school. The thing that makes an astronomy department good is the quality of the research, which isn't particularly relevant to undergrads. More relevant questions: do teachers teach classes or ta's? How big are the classes? What courses are offered? Does the school offer opprotunities for undergrads to participate in research? What's the overall school repuation/ranking?
Is it feasible to get a strong liberal arts undergrad degree and then go on the astonomy/astrophysics in grad school?
Absolutely. There is no disadvantage to a liberal arts degree in this respect.
Do you have to be a super math whiz to even consider this as a major?
No, but you better enjoy a good challenge in math. A lot of time will be spent trying to work through complex mathetmatical problems. If you enjoy that, you'll make it. If not, probably not a good choice as a major.
|11 weeks 2 hours ago||2019||
If Speight is in the battle, he wins the battle. 25+ starts to 0 pretty much guarantees it. 2019 is our next big battle unless Speight either takes a step back or departs early.
|16 weeks 4 days ago||Salvatore||
Can we get some moderation on this guy. Feel free to post your opinion, but having 30+ posts stating the same goddam thing is really annoying. Thread was hijacked by a troll.
|22 weeks 1 day ago||To protest||
To protest Joe Pa, I was thinking maybe we should take a knee for the national athem.
|25 weeks 5 days ago||Cost?||
I can't believe they spent that much on a rendering!
|40 weeks 6 hours ago||Concussion effects||
Playing football after a recent concussion is bad for you. This isn't an emerging science, it's common sense. The emerging science just proves just how bad it actually can be.
|44 weeks 1 day ago||Figuratively?||
I think you meant that he meant hyperbolically.
|1 year 16 weeks ago||Ricky Powers||
1993... Ricky Powers nooooooo!
|1 year 16 weeks ago||BAC||
A given BAC will affect people differently, so having some sort of sliding scale would be just as arbitrary. Ultimately like many things, there's no best limit, but you still set the limit somewhere.
Is the day of our 18th birthday a day that makes us magically an adult? If I'm driving 75mph am I suddenly moving at a deadly speed?
.07 is a quite reasonably high BAC. High enough to be noticibly impaired in most people. High enough to have 3-4 drinks over a couple hours and still blow under. In a lot of the rest of the world, if you have a single beer, you don't drive that night, both culturally and by zero tolerance laws.
|1 year 20 weeks ago||You would call them ladies||
You could call them ladies.
But the mascot is the wolverine. Not the lady wolverines; not the gentlemen wolverines.
|1 year 38 weeks ago||Cal Rugby||
They do not give scholarships for rugby at Cal.
|2 years 4 weeks ago||He just did||
He just did. He doesn't like it because of its 'NOT so subtle racism.' He'd prefer the subtle version.
|2 years 4 weeks ago||Michigan's degree||
The Michigan degree has a slight edge over OSU's. I'm fairly certain the Michigan Kinesiology degree doesn't hold any more water than does the OSU Kinesiology degree (or whatever it is that most football players are majoring in these days).
I'm sure many people (athletes or not) regret not taking school more seriously, but as satisfying as it would be, I don't think many with an OSU degree think 'if only I had a Michigan degree.' US News: Michigan 29th, OSU 54th. We're not exactly comparing an Ivy to a Tier 2 school here.
|2 years 4 weeks ago||Softer ball||
Softer ball doesn't travel as far or fast? I'm not so sure, sounds like armchair physics to me.
|2 years 6 weeks ago||16 team playoff||
I'm all for a 16 team playoff. There needs to be an objective way to a national championship to make this a valid competition. Any team should be able to win its way to the title. As long as the lesser conferences are in the same division as the major confernces, those teams need a clear, objective path to the title. So, 10 conference champions plus 6 wild cards. This will effectively put the top 10 in plus the small conference champions. Being top 5 effectively gets you a bye in the first round as you get to play one of the small conference champions. As long as there are 10 conferences, 16 sounds right to me. Forget the bowl games. Home games for the first 2-3 rounds.
Now if we get a split in the top division and just consider the power 5 conferences, then an 8 team playoff sounds better to me. Again, with the idea that an objective path to the title is essential. Let a committee decide your wild cards, but ultimately, winning a conference title is done on the field, so 5 auto qualifiers in this form too.
|2 years 9 weeks ago||Harbaugh in Ann Arbaugh!!!!||
Harbaugh in Ann Arbaugh!!!!
|2 years 10 weeks ago||MS Paint Please||
MS Paint this Please:
"Harbaugh is going to punch Jed York on the field Sunday before escaping in a block M emblazoned helicopter, giving the stadium an epic double bird while laughing maniacally on his way out."
|2 years 12 weeks ago||Adding a relative stat here:||
Private high schools account for 1/5 high schools in the state. We would expect to see them in just over 1/3 state title games.
|2 years 12 weeks ago||Finals Count||
2014: 8 Public, 8 Private
2013: 13 Public, 5 Private
This is not of matter of public schools not being able to compete.
|2 years 17 weeks ago||96 OSU?||
I want to say they were a 2 TD favorite.
Edit: OSU was a 17 point favorite according to this recent article: http://www.cleveland.com/osu-michigan/2012/04/osu-michigan_1996_brian_griese.html
|2 years 20 weeks ago||There is a point||
There is a point; it draws emphasis to the fact that they are the same.
Also, if he had just said 'the same,' a reasonable interpretation is that they express the same ideas. By adding exactly, it's more clear that he means verbatim because we use 'exactly the same' to mean specially, the same to the last detail.
|2 years 20 weeks ago||"To improve is to change; to||
"To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often."
|2 years 20 weeks ago||Watch out guys||
Watch out guys, Desmond Howard must be one of those aggressively reasonable people that Brian warned us about.
|2 years 21 weeks ago||You forgot||
Check out number 5. You guys love that photo of Alan Branch dealing a brain injury to Anthony Morelli. 'Killin your doodz' reads the caption. Again and again I see that photo used as something to gloat and to laugh about.
Morris should've been pulled, you're right. However, your righteous indignation sickens me. Hypocrites.
|2 years 21 weeks ago||Welp||
Welp, I was defending what happened based on the fact that he didn't see the hit and so saw the possible concussion symptoms as hurt ankle symptoms.
All he had to do today was say 'I didn't see it in real time, but after watching the film, we should've had him out of there.' Wouldn't have been good enough for some people here, but I would've been ok with that.
Unfortunately, he didn't have it in him to say it.
|2 years 21 weeks ago||The link for those who are interested||
Let's get Dantonio and Meyer into the crossfire while we're at it at least:
Here was the Braxton Miller KO, he starts heaving later. He also comes back out and plays the entire 4th quarter.
He came back into the game as well.
|2 years 21 weeks ago||Honestly||
It is amazing. I see the left should pad going right on Shanes number, center chest. The helmet being up and right on Shane's left shoulder. If the ruling on the field is 'helmet hit the chin' I wouldn't overturn it, but if the ruling on the field was 'helmet didn't contact chin' I wouldn't overturn that either. I swear, I'm not blind, and I'm looking at this same gif.
|2 years 21 weeks ago||Well||
Well I'm not blind, and you can go ahead and check my comments over the past several years I've been on this blog if you want to see if I'm dumb or just a dick who disagrees with everybody. I'm not. So is there an option 4?
|2 years 21 weeks ago||I appreciate||
I appreciate the apology. I understand your take, and I just have a different take on it. At this point, Hoke says he didn't see the hit. I have no reason to doubt it and I don't think it shows incompetence. It was away from the play.
I agree teat we've got clear evidence of a partial head injury, so I'll retract that. However, the stumble and teammate support only become relevant evidence if we've seen the hit. Otherwise, they're just further evidence of a hurt ankle. Hoke says he didn't see the hit. I believe him and I don't think it makes him incompetent.