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Forum: Lounge 2021-03-07, 12:47
Replies: 41
Views: 2,093
Posted By Nick
Europe's highest railway station: Jungfraujoch...

Europe's highest railway station: Jungfraujoch (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jungfraujoch) (3463 metres or 11362 feet).
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-03-06, 19:29
Replies: 2,872
Views: 205,277
Posted By Nick
Thanks for the links!

Thanks for the links!
Forum: Lounge 2021-03-05, 13:13
Replies: 1,084
Views: 70,232
Posted By Nick
What about Phobos and Deimos? :wink:

What about Phobos and Deimos? :wink:
Forum: Lounge 2021-03-05, 12:46
Replies: 1,084
Views: 70,232
Posted By Nick
Thanks! That always confuses me (atterrir has...

Thanks! That always confuses me
(atterrir has double t but amerrir is with a single m and alunir with a single l).
Forum: Lounge 2021-03-04, 22:45
Replies: 1,084
Views: 70,232
Posted By Nick
In French, there's a word for that! (allunir)

In French, there's a word for that! (allunir)
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-03-04, 15:22
Replies: 480
Views: 59,277
Posted By Nick
earthquake of about 7.1 off the coast of New...

earthquake of about 7.1 off the coast of New Zealand, tsunami warning activated...
Forum: Other Mathematical Topics 2021-03-04, 14:40
Replies: 3
Views: 3,694
Posted By Nick
PhD position (with pay) in codes and crypto...

PhD position (with pay) in codes and crypto lattices:
https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/vacatures/2021/q1/21-110-phd-position-on-the-topic-of-codes-and-lattices-in-cryptography

Closing date for...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-03-03, 14:05
Replies: 7
Views: 1,006
Posted By Nick
New report: If you live in one, be careful who...

New report:
If you live in one, be careful who you vote for!
https://freedomhouse.org/report/freedom-world/2021/democracy-under-siege
Forum: Lounge 2021-03-03, 12:52
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By Nick
It's certainly not too late to learn IT...

It's certainly not too late to learn IT development if you are prepared to make the effort (and reasonably intelligent).
How much your employment history affects your chances of a job depends...
Forum: chalsall 2021-03-03, 09:10
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By Nick
Scaling is precisely what POTS tech did well and...

Scaling is precisely what POTS tech did well and what digital tech does badly.
Forum: Forum Feedback 2021-03-02, 08:32
Replies: 18
Views: 620
Posted By Nick
If you are genuinely interested in different...

If you are genuinely interested in different starting values (and not just understanding the current implementation),
read Bas Jansen's PhD thesis, available here:
...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-03-01, 23:22
Replies: 25
Views: 1,584
Posted By Nick
Or rather, putting a computer in your car which...

Or rather, putting a computer in your car which must be accessed by any maintenance garage and then charging them an exorbitant fee for access.
Forum: Soap Box 2021-02-24, 21:51
Replies: 17
Views: 419
Posted By Nick
Accidental Americans...

Accidental Americans (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accidental_American)
Forum: Combinatorics & Combinatorial Number Theory 2021-02-23, 16:58
Replies: 9
Views: 9,618
Posted By Nick
See the exercise here...

See the exercise here (https://www.mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=477146&postcount=3)
Forum: Other Mathematical Topics 2021-02-23, 10:07
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By Nick
Brown University's Symposium for Undergraduates...

Brown University's Symposium for Undergraduates in the Mathematical Sciences (SUMS) this year is online and open to everyone, but you have to register by March 1st.
It includes a talk by Peter...
Forum: Other Mathematical Topics 2021-02-23, 10:04
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By Nick
Events

- a thread for mathematical events of possible interest to forum members.
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-02-20, 09:48
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By Nick
Look up the link between even perfect numbers and...

Look up the link between even perfect numbers and Mersenne primes.
Then examine it modulo 9, as retina suggests.
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-17, 17:06
Replies: 1,326
Views: 99,140
Posted By Nick
"Intranasal fusion inhibitory lipopeptide...

"Intranasal fusion inhibitory lipopeptide prevents direct-contact SARS-CoV-2 transmission in ferrets"
Article: https://science.sciencemag.org/content/sci/early/2021/02/16/science.abf4896.full.pdf
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-17, 07:29
Replies: 4,254
Views: 305,944
Posted By Nick
Yes, indeed.

Yes, indeed.
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-16, 22:04
Replies: 4,254
Views: 305,944
Posted By Nick
There are reports that this is now being done...

There are reports that this is now being done with audio by the police in the US:...
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-02-16, 08:38
Replies: 26
Views: 1,012
Posted By Nick
Once upon a time, number theory conferences,...

Once upon a time, number theory conferences, seminars, etc. were meetings for people with a passion for pure mathematics.
Then its applications to cryptology meant all sorts of people started coming...
Forum: Homework Help 2021-02-13, 19:08
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By Nick
You could start by thinking about which positive...

You could start by thinking about which positive integers k have ϕ(k)=2ⁿ.
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-13, 12:28
Replies: 1,326
Views: 99,140
Posted By Nick
Notice by a bottle of hand gel at the entrance to...

Notice by a bottle of hand gel at the entrance to a building:
"Please satanise your hands here."
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-13, 12:27
Replies: 88
Views: 3,338
Posted By Nick
It's now sunny and people are ice skating on the...

It's now sunny and people are ice skating on the Prinsengracht canal in Amsterdam!
https://twitter.com/HugoStienstra/status/1360522673281929223
(The tower in the background of the video clip is the...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-12, 19:41
Replies: 88
Views: 3,338
Posted By Nick
Once the coldest place on Earth...

Once the coldest place on Earth (https://www.lorentz.leidenuniv.nl/history/cold/cold.html)
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