At any point in an electrical circuit that does not represent a capacitor plate, the sum of currents flowing towards that point is equal to the sum of currents flowing away from that point.
First ship to use the Infinite Improbability Drive
From French, baigner, to bathe.
If you stick a Babel fish in your ear you can instantly understand anything said to you in any form of language.
In the HHGG novel "And Another Thing...", this is the ship of Prostetnic Vogon Jeltz.
- 'Young Zaphod Plays it Safe'. Hazardous Waste Vessel that was supposed to be driven into a black hole - but wasn't.
The effect of a Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster is like having your brains smashed out by a slice of lemon wrapped round a large gold brick.
It is called by the local Mongols: Temür Urkhu
Moved to Shiraz, 1736 - 1750
Part of the Smithsonian Institution. Modern and contemporary art.
It was recently renamed after the 17th century Maratha Emperor, Chhatrapati Shivaji Raje Bhonsle
Adapted from the book written by the late Douglas Adams (itself based on his radio series)
Looney Tune/Merrie Melodies cartoons
The race who sent away all their useless people in a craft on a crash course with Earth. Notably lawyers, middle managers and telephone sanitizers.
A very stupid creature. It thinks that if you can't see it, it can't see you. To avoid a painful death, simply hide your face in your towel!
One of the two races whose battlefleet was swallowed whole by a dog during a revenge mission on the milky way for a war started by chance words uttered by Arthur Dent.
The Rocky and Bullwinkle show
Vogon poetry is the third worst in the Universe.
1979. Over 16 million copies sold.
Qwulhhwaipum means 'prairie people'. Klickitat is from the Chinook word for 'beyond the mountains'
A superintelligent shade of the colour blue
Calculates the meaning of life, the universe and everything.