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Tom Mazanec
2015-Sep-28, 02:07 PM
I am checking each day for the papers in arXiv.org.
The abstracts have phrases like this (taken from todays):
The stream is reliably detected to a declination of $-38^\circ$,
Ahhhh...that's a declination? It looks more like a comic book curse.
What is this supposed to mean?

Noclevername
2015-Sep-28, 02:15 PM
A physic paper is one that calculates all your future movements. :whistle:

tusenfem
2015-Sep-28, 02:56 PM
I am checking each day for the papers in arXiv.org.
The abstracts have phrases like this (taken from todays):
The stream is reliably detected to a declination of $-38^\circ$,
Ahhhh...that's a declination? It looks more like a comic book curse.
What is this supposed to mean?

well if you parse it through LaTeX you will get -38, the $-sign means the beginning of the math mode, the ^ means superscript and \circ is the little degree circle and then the $-sign closes off the math mode again. (but I think there should be {} around \circ)

antoniseb
2015-Sep-28, 05:16 PM
If you click the link to see the PDF, you can see it spelled out and formatted.