26: Fourier

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A {{w|Fourier transform}} is a mathematical function often used in physics and engineering.
 
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Revision as of 00:44, 25 February 2013

Fourier
That cat has some serious periodic components
Title text: That cat has some serious periodic components

Explanation

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A Fourier transform is a mathematical function often used in physics and engineering.

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[Person talks on phone. Cat with many sharp points looks on.]
Person on phone: Hi, Dr. Elizabeth? Yeah, uh ... I accidentally took the Fourier transform of my cat ...
Cat: Meow!

Trivia

  • Original comments from Randall: "I like the idea of a graph meowing. Also, that cat has a lot of periodic components."
  • This is the twenty-seventh comic originally posted to livejournal. The previous was 25: Barrel - Part 4. The next was 27: Meat Cereals.
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