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Aurora Meaning - オーロラの意味


Aurora Meaning(オーロラの意味)

What it means if you see an aurora, by latitude.

Cool and exciting
Someone should go check on our satellites
A bunch of open questions in solar-terrestrial physics are about to be answered
Someone should go check on our satellites
Cool and exciting

Alt-text: The astro-ph.SR arXiv servers are simultaneously being overwhelmed by electronic requests and actual electricity.


 この記事のカテゴリは、xkcd日本語訳(2019年) です。

Hotel Room Party - ホテルルームパーティー


Hotel Room Party(ホテルルームパーティー)

男: OK everyone, let's break into teams.
男: Katie, get the wire cutters and start disassembling the TV. You two can strip the wallpaper. Mike and I will work on shredding the mattress.
男: You, start shopping for maintenance and cleaning services. We don't want to leave the staff to deal with this.

It's my first time throwing one of those parties where you trash a hotel room and I want to make sure I get it right.

Alt-text: [proudly greeting the hotel manager at the door] "Did I do aa good job?"
 ( [玄関でホテルマネージャーに誇らしげに挨拶]「僕は良い仕事をしたかい?」)


 この記事のカテゴリは、xkcd日本語訳(2019年) です。

The Time Before and After Land - 〇〇前の時代と大陸の後


The Time Before and After Land(〇〇前の時代と大陸の後)

(Timeline not to scale)

Big Bang(ビッグ・バン)
Rocky planets form(地球型惑星を形成する)
Earth forms(地球を形成する)
Ground-nesting bees evolve(地上営巣性ハチの進化)
The Land Before Time(太古の大陸)
Thymus genus diverges(タイム属の分岐)

The Time Before Land
The Time Before bees
The Land Before Thyme
Time for Land Bees!
Bees Land on Thyme

Alt-text: According to Google, "the time for Beeland" is apparently whenever you're looking for delicious honey in Spillimacheen, British Columbia or a hexagonal chalet in the Savinja valley in Slovenia.


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Versus Bracket - トーナメント表


Versus Bracket(トーナメント表)

Kramer vs. Kramer
Ford vs. Ferrari
The People vs. Larry Flynt
Joe vs. The Volcano
King Kong vs. Godzilla
Freddy vs. Jason
Dracula vs. Frankenstein
Alien vs. Predator

Marvel vs. Capcom
Marge vs. The Monorail
Justice League vs. Teen Titans
 (ジャスティス・リーグ VS. ティーン・タイタンズ)
Asterix vs. Caesar
Batman vs. Superman
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
 (スコット・ピルグリム VS. 邪悪な元カレ軍団)
Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus
Plants vs. Zombies
 (プラント vs. ゾンビ)

Alt-text: Some works didn't make the cut; in "Ecks vs. Sever" vs. the passage of time, the latter seems to have won pretty decisively.


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Rey and Kylo - レイとカイロ


Rey and Kylo

レイ: Kylo, we shouldn't fight! Let's set aside our differences and work together to measure the local properties of space, just in case someone in the far future is watching from another galaxy and wants our help to constrain the expansion rate!

The new Star Wars totally panders to cosmologists.

Alt-text: We're like 10+ movies in and the focus has been almost entirely on the WARS half.


 この記事のカテゴリは、xkcd日本語訳(2019年) です。