When Sheldon's suggestion on landing the rocket booster back is not taken seriously by a NASA scientist, he decides to pursue theoretical physics and works out the full details to prove his point.
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While Sheldon is at the Doctors office he attempts to log into NASA using a modem. The modem should have been V.32, developed in 1984 but not sold until 1988 at a cost of ~$2000. The sound the modem makes upon connecting is actually V.34, developed in 1994 which is five years after when the show is supposed to take place. See more
Why weren't you at math class?
That NASA guy treated me like a child, and I intend to prove him wrong.
You are a child.
Thread lightly, my friend.
Performed by Herbie Hancock See more