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Forum: Science & Technology 2020-11-24, 19:13
Replies: 33
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Posted By Dr Sardonicus
... Unless, perhaps, you realized that in that...

... Unless, perhaps, you realized that in that photo you posted, those tiny little green things around the edges of the dish are trees...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-24, 18:45
Replies: 535
Views: 27,306
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Yes, "laughingstock" is an appropriate term. ...

Yes, "laughingstock" is an appropriate term. Make Adversaries Grin Avidly!

After the ruling came down (like the storied ton of bricks) on the great Pennsylvania "This is not a fraud case", our...
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-11-24, 17:59
Replies: 33
Views: 594
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
The Arecibo Observatory Telescope Description...

The Arecibo Observatory Telescope Description site I gave a link to a few posts back says

The main site The Arecibo Observatory | Research center operated by UCF, YEI & UMET and funded by NSF and...
Forum: Math 2020-11-24, 13:44
Replies: 6
Views: 115
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
1) It occurred to me to wonder whether this might...

1) It occurred to me to wonder whether this might be a homework problem.

2) IMO this is not "superpermutations." For the problem as described, the the "list all transpositions" approach seems to...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-24, 13:24
Replies: 535
Views: 27,306
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
As indicated in this post...

As indicated in this post (https://www.mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=563486&postcount=478), such pressure would not be meaningless. The Republicans plan to use it in the 2022 campaign, and expect...
Forum: Lounge 2020-11-24, 03:13
Replies: 1,542
RIP
Views: 110,631
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Give that man a cheroot! Champion Ken...

Give that man a cheroot!

Champion Ken Jennings will be first interim 'Jeopardy!' host (https://apnews.com/article/alex-trebek-us-news-ken-jennings-0d20768baf08db5bcfceea673ebddff6)
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-24, 02:15
Replies: 535
Views: 27,306
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
The 2012 YouTube video linked to in this early...

The 2012 YouTube video linked to in this early 2018 post (https://www.mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=476688&postcount=651) offers a different diagnosis.
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-24, 00:34
Replies: 535
Views: 27,306
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Come back here and take what's coming to ya! I'll bite your legs off!

US agency ascertains Biden as winner, lets transition begin (https://apnews.com/article/joe-biden-health-national-security-rob-portman-coronavirus-pandemic-ac923137dfb664e5c3a1923f52eebbad)
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-11-23, 21:25
Replies: 33
Views: 594
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Seems about the only reasonably safe way. At...

Seems about the only reasonably safe way. At Telescope Description | The Arecibo Observatory (https://www.naic.edu/ao/telescope-description) we find (my emphasis, just to get the size of things):
...
Forum: Lounge 2020-11-23, 13:21
Replies: 150
Views: 14,188
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
In rare feat, Evanston teen expected to break...

In rare feat, Evanston teen expected to break birding record: 'Say a rare bird shows up. You have to drop everything and get in the car.'...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-23, 02:45
Replies: 535
Views: 27,306
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Wow! She's too :bsquared::poop::crazy: ...

Wow! She's too

:bsquared::poop::crazy:

even for Team Orange!
Forum: Lounge 2020-11-22, 23:35
Replies: 18
Views: 800
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
It is already the next day in some locales, but...

It is already the next day in some locales, but where I am it's still well before the end of November 22.

On this day in 1963, it was a Friday. I went to school in the morning. Nothing unusual. ...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-22, 17:36
Replies: 535
Views: 27,306
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Faith ?[/QUOTE] No. Idolatry is worshipping...

Faith ?[/QUOTE]
No. Idolatry is worshipping something physical (an idol, which could be a "graven image," a statue, or a person) in place of God. The term is also applied more broadly to mean...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-22, 17:06
Replies: 30
Views: 1,281
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Individual States are free to pass their own...

Individual States are free to pass their own liquor laws. And if a State is "dry," Section 2 of the Twenty-First Amendment which repealed Prohibition nationally, makes rumrunning into that State a...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-22, 14:18
Replies: 535
Views: 27,306
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
This is now descending into the realm of total...

This is now descending into the realm of total farce. The MI State Republican Party Organization and the RNC have sent a letter demanding that the MI Board of State Canvassers delay certification...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-22, 03:44
Replies: 535
Views: 27,306
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Justice has prevailed. Appeal immediately!

The opinion in the Pennsylvania election case, (DONALD J. TRUMP FOR PRESIDENT, INC., et al., Plaintiffs, v. KATHY BOOCKVAR, et al.,Defendants. No. 4:20-CV-02078 (Judge Brann) has been issued. The...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-22, 00:01
Replies: 535
Views: 27,306
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
I suddenly remembered to check on which other...

I suddenly remembered to check on which other countries had -- and had not -- congratulated Joe Biden on his election victory -- or at least acknowledged it as a fact.

I am only aware of five...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-21, 23:56
Replies: 535
Views: 27,306
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Yeah. If you watch the video in this post...

Yeah. If you watch the video in this post (https://www.mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=563706&postcount=501) you'll see the audience he's playing to don't need no steenkin' evidence. They get all...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-21, 20:36
Replies: 535
Views: 27,306
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
"We have not yet been made aware of any...

"We have not yet been made aware of any information that would change the outcome of the election in Michigan and as legislative leaders, we will follow the law and follow the normal process...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-21, 00:28
Replies: 535
Views: 27,306
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Yeah, I bolded the mention of that in a quotation...

Yeah, I bolded the mention of that in a quotation a couple of posts back. It was drawing more attention than his absolutely perfect impersonation of a man raving like a lunatic. Some of the stills...
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-11-20, 17:41
Replies: 33
Views: 594
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Fixed that for ya.

Fixed that for ya.
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-20, 17:25
Replies: 535
Views: 27,306
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Ladies and Gentlemen! To relieve the nausea from...

Ladies and Gentlemen! To relieve the nausea from the current occupant of the White House inviting the MI R-leaders of the State Legislature, their accepting, and only two US R-Senators (Romney and...
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-11-20, 13:45
Replies: 33
Views: 594
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
China's got a big radio telescope now. There was...

China's got a big radio telescope now. There was an installment of "Impossible Engineering" or some such series about it.

Alas, Arecibo now seems destined for a series like "Engineering...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-11-20, 13:16
Replies: 21
Views: 530
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
OK, you asked for it... I gotta admit -- I...

OK, you asked for it...

I gotta admit -- I have NO idea where most of the conditions in this "1 + 1 Selfridge test" come from.

I do understand that given D = a^2 - 4, if kronecker(D,n) == -1...
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-11-20, 02:29
Replies: 33
Views: 594
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Arecibo's demise?

Arecibo (https://apnews.com/article/puerto-rico-radio-telescrope-to-close-b63df9ec84a876ab1c2e665f20e402e4)
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