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Metallic hydrogen has been created for the first time

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8 hours ago, tarikja said:

What if I have a monitor with a ratio of 160:90 instead of 16:9? Would I have a bigger screen or am I just inflating information?

 

Yeah, 24 FPS is somehow arbitrary but also widely accepted as the lowest value to present motion picture. You could go higher or lower but you can not present motion with just 3 frames. At least not without some heavy editing.

 

 

It's technically 8 frames, playing out at roughly 8 fps. The definition of video is clearly stated above; the broadcast of moving images. My video perfectly fits that description and therefore can be classified as a video. I am showing motion between different frames.

 

Silent Films were shown with frame rates as low as 16. 24 FPS became a standard because of the technology used to display them, for no other reason. 

 

So, to put it as simply as possible; you're wrong.

 

 

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8 hours ago, tarikja said:

What if I have a monitor with a ratio of 160:90 instead of 16:9? Would I have a bigger screen or am I just inflating information?

 

Yeah, 24 FPS is somehow arbitrary but also widely accepted as the lowest value to present motion picture. You could go higher or lower but you can not present motion with just 3 frames. At least not without some heavy editing.

Well technically motion can be perceived much lower than 24 FPS. It just looks worse than 24 FPS. As @DeadHamster pointed out lots of silent films were shot at 16 FPS, and they were still watchable. For a video, I'll still perceive motion, even if it's as low as 10 FPS, but the lower it gets, the worse it gets. For me, personally, to see something without seeing choppiness, it'd have to be played back at a frame rate significantly higher than 24 FPS.

 

Also, 160:90 equals 16:9, but 8 frames is still stored as 8 frames, like how a lot of PCs can render a video game's main menu at 8000 FPS even if there isn't any change between them. A frame is just an image, and the frames themselves aren't moving.

 

Also, pretty much every gif before 2006 was 3 frames or less. I don't know why you're complaining now.


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The article acts like this is a possible superconductor we can use in the future. The fact that it's taken 80 years to even think we might have possibly made it makes that the dumbest thing ever. Yeah, you can use nuclear physics to knock out protons, effectively performing alchemy. Doesn't make it a practical option to make gold out of other things.

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Yea, but unlike gold created via transmutation, metallic H has also some practical value as energy storage as mentioned in the article (->rocket propellant).

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