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Global Atmospheric Circulation - 地球規模の大気循環


Global Atmospheric Circulation(地球規模の大気循環)

ベレー帽: Check out my global atmospheric circulation trick shot!

1500 years later...

alt-text: Refs generally say that you can exercise enough altitude control to avoid the ground, but if you start strategically choosing air layers to steer yourself, that's traveling.


 この記事のカテゴリは、xkcd日本語訳(2023年) です。

Marshmallow - マシュマロ



宇宙飛行士: We're approaching atmospheric entry.
宇宙飛行士: All systems nominal.
宇宙飛行士: Houston, we're experiencing some oscillations. Vehicle is becoming difficult to control.
宇宙飛行士: Smith, retract that stupid arm.
スミス: No! It's not ready yet!

In retrospect, the reentry marshmallow toasting module was a mistake.

Alt-text: The increasing number of graham crackers and chocolate bars in orbit has created a growing risk of Kessler s'mores.


 この記事のカテゴリは、xkcd日本語訳(2023年) です。

Geohydrotypography - ジオハイドロタイポグラフィ



If you covered the surface of the Atlantic Ocean with twelve-point printed text, with the lines wrapping at the coasts, the expansion of the ocean basin due to plate tectonics would increase your word count by about 100 words per second.

My Hobby: Geohydrotypography
 (僕の趣味: ジオハイドロタイポグラフィ

Alt-text: The Atlantic is expanding at about 10 ppm (points per month).


 この記事のカテゴリは、xkcd日本語訳(2023年) です。

【Twitterまとめ 7/10~7/16】「あーん、ぱくぱくぱく」他 287ネタ目


 この記事のカテゴリは、小ネタまとめ です。

Fireflies - ホタル



男: So where is this spot?
女: It's just up ahead.
女: You know,
女: fireflies didn't have to exist.

女: The ocean has lots of bioluminescence, but it's less common on land.
女: Creatures that glow are pretty rare here.

女: So it's not some niche whose exploitation was inevitable.

女: If insects hadn't stumbled on their fatty acid enzyme trick, Earth just wouldn't have fireflies.
女: Ooh, look!
女: They're starting!

男: I'm glad we got a planet that has these.
女: Yeah, it's a good one.

Alt-text: I feel bad for Earth 2 and their shadowflies.


 この記事のカテゴリは、xkcd日本語訳(2023年) です。