Nora Tachyon: Difference between revisions

From Discworld & Terry Pratchett Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search
(Science update: neutrino data inaccurate)
m (Old Dickens moved page Tachyon to Nora Tachyon: firdt name / last name)
 
(3 intermediate revisions by 2 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{Character Data
{{Character Data
|title= Mrs. Tachyon
|title=Mrs. Tachyon
|photo=  
|photo=Blank.jpg|
|name= Mrs. Tachyon, also known as "Tacky Nora"
|name=Nora Tachyon, also known as "Tacky Nora"
|age= Very old
|race=Human, but...
 
|age=Very old
|occupation= Tramp
|occupation=Tramp
|appearance= Old, wearing all her clothes at once
|appearance=Old, wearing all her clothes at once
|residence=[[Blackbury]] through the ages
|death= 
|parents= 
|relatives= 
|children= 
|marital status="Mrs" suggests widowed
|books={{JatB}}
|cameos={{JatD}}
}}
'''Mrs Tachyon''' is the local baglady of [[Blackbury]]. She pushes a shopping cart filled with black plastic bags wherever she goes. She has been an old lady for ages...


|residence= [[Blackbury]] through the ages
She is often accompanied by a [[Real Cat|real cat]] named [[Guilty]].


|death=
In The [[TV and Film:Johnny and the Bomb|BBC adaptation]] of {{JATB}} she was played by [[Wikipedia:Zoë_Wanamaker|Zoë Wanamaker]].
|parents=
|relatives=
|children=
|marital status=


|books= {{JatB}}
|cameos= {{JatD}}
}}
'''Mrs Tachyon''' is the local baglady of [[Blackbury]]. She pushes a shopping cart filled with black plastic bags wherever she goes. She has been an old lady for ages...


In The BBC adaptation of {{JATB}} she was played by [[Wikipedia:Zoë_Wanamaker|Zoë Wanamaker]].


==Annotation==
==Annotation==
Line 27: Line 28:




[[Category:Johnny Maxwell characters]]
 
{{Stub}}
[[Category:Johnny Maxwell characters|Tachyon]]

Latest revision as of 03:45, 17 May 2022

Mrs. Tachyon
Blank.jpg
Name Nora Tachyon, also known as "Tacky Nora"
Race Human, but...
Age Very old
Occupation Tramp
Physical appearance Old, wearing all her clothes at once
Residence Blackbury through the ages
Death
Parents
Relatives
Children
Marital Status "Mrs" suggests widowed
Appearances
Books Johnny and the Bomb
Cameos Johnny and the Dead

Mrs Tachyon is the local baglady of Blackbury. She pushes a shopping cart filled with black plastic bags wherever she goes. She has been an old lady for ages...

She is often accompanied by a real cat named Guilty.

In The BBC adaptation of Johnny and the Bomb she was played by Zoë Wanamaker.


Annotation

A Tachyon is a theoretical faster than light particle. As it moves faster than light, it must also move backwards in time, and is therefore a staple for sci-fi writers everywhere who want to add some quantum physics into their novels.