October 22, 2003

Today's comic is super-duper-nerdy, and the beginning of a short story arc.

For those of you who don't know, the Heissenburg Uncertanty Principle basically states that you can't know an object's exact position and momentum at the same time. There must be some unknown amount in one or both of them. The actual maximum accuracy involves Plank's constant, which is a very small number.

Andy has increased his body's Plank constant (patently impossible, of course) so large that his position can't be known any more accurately than about 1 meter. There would be other interesting effects from having a very high Plank's constant, so I'll be playing around with this for a few strips.



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