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Old 02-26-2015, 08:12 AM
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Researcher dude: "I film animals peeing"
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Does the study take into account relativity as flow speeds approach the speed of light?
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Does the study take into account relativity as flow speeds approach the speed of light?
Turns out they tried but they couldn't see the light as it passed through the pee.
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Session S48: Focus Session: Physics of Evolutionary and Population Dynamics
Abstract: S48.00008 : The Statistical Mechanics of Zombies

We present results and analysis from a large scale exact stochastic dynamical simulation of a zombie outbreak. Zombies have attracted some attention lately as a novel and interesting twist on classic disease models. While most of the initial investigations have focused on the continuous, fully mixed dynamics of a differential equation model, we have explored stochastic, discrete simulations on lattices. We explore some of the basic statistical mechanical properties of the zombie model, including its phase diagram and critical exponents. We report on several variant models, including both homogeneous and inhomogeneous lattices, as well as allowing diffusive motion of infected hosts. We build up to a full scale simulation of an outbreak in the United States, and discover that for `realistic' parameters, we are largely doomed.
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How do you beat research on Zombies? The last sentence is great: "We build up to a full scale simulation of an outbreak in the United States, and discover that for `realistic' parameters, we are largely doomed."
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Old 02-26-2015, 12:02 PM
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How counterintuitive that this was American research. I would have assumed it to be EuroPeein'.
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Old 02-26-2015, 12:27 PM
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So the range was 8 - 34 seconds to pee?

That seems like quite a range. Though I think I have probably approached that range myself.
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That's some good peeing, coach.
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Does this study have a p-value?
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