Have you ever heard the term "exception that proves the rule" ?
oh, and p = r sin i / v
(assuming you meant ray parameter).
Prove as in test. Therefore, the exception that challenges the rule.
not really...only handed in my dissertation the other week, so have been a little rushed to start...but had a lovely couple of hours today gormlessly staring at false colour satellite images and mis-identifying faults.
I'm guessing you're a tab geologist, yea?
I actually meant it as "If I'm this ignorant, everyone else must be comparatively able", but I'm not complaining about your interpretations...
Fair enough...yea - it is a part of NatSci, relatively to its detriment apparently.
I've been doing a lot of work on volcanic prediction at the moment, which is both extremely interesting and sexy, so, yay.
Yea...I agree if you were unsure it would be a better route to take, and i know you weren't!
it all saves lives, so thats what matters.