• Once a Saturn V rocket starts moving, how long does it take to reach 60 MPH?

    Because of its size, it seems to move very slowly at first. I'm trying to relate its speed to that of a moving car.
    Because of its size, it seems to move very slowly at first. I'm trying to relate its speed to that of a moving car.
    2 answers · Physics · 4 months ago
  • Why in Excel is End+Right going to end of "block" not end of line?

    I have many rows of data, of varying length. Say row 10 has 50 columns of data, and the most eny line has is 100. When I am in row 10 and do End+Right Arrow, I want to go to the 50th column, but it's taking me to the 100th. It doesn't work like this when I want to go down--it stops at a blank line. I need to get to the last non-blank entry... show more
    I have many rows of data, of varying length. Say row 10 has 50 columns of data, and the most eny line has is 100. When I am in row 10 and do End+Right Arrow, I want to go to the 50th column, but it's taking me to the 100th. It doesn't work like this when I want to go down--it stops at a blank line. I need to get to the last non-blank entry but I'm getting way past that. The skipped lines are in fact blank, not filled with a space or anything. What gives? Do I have some setting messed up? I've used Excel for decades, and I've never encountered this before.
    Software · 5 months ago
  • How do I format numbers in a Word Mail Merge with Excel as the source?

    The value in Excel is 88.309 exactly. It's showing up as 88.30899999999999. Short of changing the Excel values to text, how can I get Word to display this more accurately, or using a specified format?
    The value in Excel is 88.309 exactly. It's showing up as 88.30899999999999. Short of changing the Excel values to text, how can I get Word to display this more accurately, or using a specified format?
    1 answer · Software · 6 months ago
  • What became of XOOM stock?

    I used to own this, but sold it a few years ago. I'm wondering how the stock has performed, but it's no longer listed. Was it exchanged for PayPal or eBay stock after it was acquired?
    I used to own this, but sold it a few years ago. I'm wondering how the stock has performed, but it's no longer listed. Was it exchanged for PayPal or eBay stock after it was acquired?
    2 answers · Investing · 7 months ago
  • Add or subtract a single dot to make this a true equation.?

    I don't see how a single dot doesn't anything useful. Do you?
    I don't see how a single dot doesn't anything useful. Do you?
    2 answers · Mathematics · 7 months ago
  • How many watts does a Surface Pro 4 power supply put out?

    I think I need a new wall charger / power supply for SP4 Model 1724 (with 128 GB, Core i5). The one that came with it is only 31 watts (12V X 2.58A output--don't know how anyone get 35W from those specs). Replacement chargers are described as 35, 45, upt to 65 watts. What's with all the variation? ShouId I have received a 65W charger? If I... show more
    I think I need a new wall charger / power supply for SP4 Model 1724 (with 128 GB, Core i5). The one that came with it is only 31 watts (12V X 2.58A output--don't know how anyone get 35W from those specs). Replacement chargers are described as 35, 45, upt to 65 watts. What's with all the variation? ShouId I have received a 65W charger? If I get a 65W charger, will it charge faster? So, what should have come with the device, and how powerful a charger should I have?
    2 answers · Other - Electronics · 7 months ago
  • Why was Pence so adamant about a 5-year sunset provision in renegotiating NAFTA?

    That would seem to do a lot to increase uncertainty about the status of trade arrangements, and almost undermine it. What's Pence's point here? His nonsense about "U.S. always got a bad deal" seems irrelevant. What am I missing?
    That would seem to do a lot to increase uncertainty about the status of trade arrangements, and almost undermine it. What's Pence's point here? His nonsense about "U.S. always got a bad deal" seems irrelevant. What am I missing?
    1 answer · Economics · 9 months ago
  • Was someone trying to steal a garage door opener code? See details.?

    My neighbor has a scary experience today. When she came home, she drove down our street, which has a median, and noticed a car slowly backing out of a cul-de-sac in the wrong direction. She drove around the back of the building to access her garage, and the car sped up to catch up with her. It stopped outside her garage. When she started to back out... show more
    My neighbor has a scary experience today. When she came home, she drove down our street, which has a median, and noticed a car slowly backing out of a cul-de-sac in the wrong direction. She drove around the back of the building to access her garage, and the car sped up to catch up with her. It stopped outside her garage. When she started to back out to better straighten out her car, it sped away. I think someone in the car had some kind of scanner and was trying to catch her opener's code. Does that make sense? I don't know what else would explain the suspicious behavior. Is this sort of thing often done?
    4 answers · Law Enforcement & Police · 10 months ago
  • My AC adaptor runs my laptop just fine, but the battery isn't charging. Help!?

    And I get the dreaded "plugged in, not charging" message when I mouse over the battery icon in the task bar. I've researched it and tried all the suggestions. It does charge briefly when I go into the BIOS screen by pressing F2 at start up and do a "save and exit" (without actually changing anything). Then it will charge for... show more
    And I get the dreaded "plugged in, not charging" message when I mouse over the battery icon in the task bar. I've researched it and tried all the suggestions. It does charge briefly when I go into the BIOS screen by pressing F2 at start up and do a "save and exit" (without actually changing anything). Then it will charge for a brief time, maybe a minute or so, then stop charging. I can tell if it's charging or not by the lights. A white light on the side of the laptop tells me the AC adaptor is plugged in, and an orange light next to it tells me when it's charging. The OS is Win 10 Home 64-bit. The laptop is an ASUS Q505U purchased last November. How can I get it to charge again? I can't tell what's wrong or how to fix it.
    2 answers · Laptops & Notebooks · 11 months ago
  • How confident are scientists that certain meteors are from Mars, or when they were formed?

    E.g., Wikipedia has "a meteorite found in 2011 in the Sahara desert, was determined to be from Mars and found to contain ten times the water of other Mars meteorites found on Earth.] The meteorite was determined to have formed 2.1 billion years ago during the Amazonian geologic period on Mars." That's pretty specific and pretty... show more
    E.g., Wikipedia has "a meteorite found in 2011 in the Sahara desert, was determined to be from Mars and found to contain ten times the water of other Mars meteorites found on Earth.] The meteorite was determined to have formed 2.1 billion years ago during the Amazonian geologic period on Mars." That's pretty specific and pretty fantastic. Too fantastic. it seems too far a stretch to be believable. Now, I'm not a science denier--far from it. But his just strains credibility. Comments would be appreciated. "These meteorites are thought to be from Mars because they have elemental and isotopic compositions that are similar to rocks and atmosphere gases analyzed by spacecraft on Mars." Do we really have enough detail to say these came from Mars. Again, it strains credibility. And couldn't the composition similarities be a coincidence?
    9 answers · Astronomy & Space · 11 months ago
  • In Excel 2016, how do I determine what style has been applied to a cell?

    A lot of cells have messed up number formatting but I can't tell which style was applied to them. I want to change that style so that cells throughout the worksheet have the correct format (but many cells have a different style/format applied and I want to retain those). Maybe the cells aren't formatted by any style, but just have an ad hoc... show more
    A lot of cells have messed up number formatting but I can't tell which style was applied to them. I want to change that style so that cells throughout the worksheet have the correct format (but many cells have a different style/format applied and I want to retain those). Maybe the cells aren't formatted by any style, but just have an ad hoc formatting change. In fact, that's likely. But I'd still like to know if there is a way to tell what style, if any, has been applied to a cell.
    2 answers · Software · 11 months ago