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Forum: Lounge 2020-08-01, 07:08
Replies: 11
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Posted By MooMoo2
It's useful for comparing like vs. like. As a...

It's useful for comparing like vs. like. As a rough estimate, one month's worth of work in 2010 is approximately the same as one day's worth of work in 2020, which I find to be quite interesting (and...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-01, 04:36
Replies: 11
Views: 2,077
Posted By MooMoo2
I thought that this would be interesting to...

I thought that this would be interesting to revisit exactly 10 years later. As of today -

Primegrid:
https://www.boincstats.com/stats/11/project/detail/
1,900.227 TeraFLOPS
Teams - 3,199 (416...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-01, 03:43
Replies: 47
Views: 1,390
Posted By MooMoo2
Howdy! Aftermath = Joy + sore muscles

Howdy!

Aftermath = Joy + sore muscles
Forum: Astronomy 2020-07-24, 04:38
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By MooMoo2
I went up to a place called "Minaret Vista" in...

I went up to a place called "Minaret Vista" in eastern California last Saturday, July 18. I figured I could kill two birds with one stone - see the comet and get in some acclimatization for my...
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-23, 00:47
Replies: 91
Views: 5,827
Posted By MooMoo2
Thanks! After a few more failed attempts,...

Thanks!


After a few more failed attempts, I finally got to the top of Whitney two days ago, at around 9:30 AM on July 20, 2020. It took me around 20 hours of hiking for less than 15 minutes on...
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-09, 02:33
Replies: 91
Views: 5,827
Posted By MooMoo2
Hike to San Joaquin Mountain, July 2020

Hike to San Joaquin Mountain, July 2020
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-03, 16:32
Replies: 47
Views: 1,390
Posted By MooMoo2
Bump.

Bump.
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-16, 21:49
Replies: 47
Views: 1,390
Posted By MooMoo2
!

!
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-08, 05:55
Replies: 53
Views: 2,488
Posted By MooMoo2
See attached; it's almost entirely (96%) TF work.

See attached; it's almost entirely (96%) TF work.
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2020-06-07, 08:17
Replies: 9
Views: 1,466
Posted By MooMoo2
Nice! Testing's complete. k=1,068,669,447...

Nice!


Testing's complete. k=1,068,669,447 is indeed the smallest k for which k*2^211088-1 and k*2^211089-1 are prime.

Stats:
Range: k=1 - 1.07G
Sieve depth: p=12.59T
Candidates remaining:...
Forum: y-cruncher 2020-05-19, 04:32
Replies: 17
Views: 9,593
Posted By MooMoo2
You can certainly have a go at the other records....

You can certainly have a go at the other records. The program used to calculate pi to 50 trillion digits has also been used to calculate square roots, logarithms, and various constants to billions of...
Forum: Twin Prime Search 2020-05-17, 23:56
Replies: 9
Views: 1,466
Posted By MooMoo2
Sixth largest known Sophie Germain found after testing less than 16086 candidates!

I was looking for a twin that would be larger than the 59,855 digit twin that I found back in 2015: https://www.mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=20340 . I also thought that it would be cool to...
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-10, 01:02
Replies: 17
Views: 748
Posted By MooMoo2
It's certainly possible for rodents to become top...

It's certainly possible for rodents to become top species, but I still don't see how any marine species can rise to the top of the food chain the way humans have done unless they can also survive out...
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-09, 19:43
Replies: 17
Views: 748
Posted By MooMoo2
If all species had the same intelligence as humans, what would the world be like?

Suppose it's 20,000 BC. The Neanderthals have become extinct, and there is no written language, no domesticated animals, no organized warfare, and no (or extremely few) humans in North or South...
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-03, 00:29
Replies: 906
Views: 44,673
Posted By MooMoo2
This is the "Happy Me" thread, so what makes...

This is the "Happy Me" thread, so what makes people happy? Fun. Except that fun isn't always what it seems.

Someone once told me that there are two types of fun. Type 1 fun is enjoyable when it's...
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-01, 06:25
Replies: 91
Views: 5,827
Posted By MooMoo2
Nice. I went there almost exactly a year ago, in...

Nice. I went there almost exactly a year ago, in late April 2019.

There's a restaurant that overlooks that area. At sunset, almost all of the tables had food but no diners. Nearly everyone...
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-25, 16:33
Replies: 91
Views: 5,827
Posted By MooMoo2
I think that if I went solo at my own pace (as...

I think that if I went solo at my own pace (as opposed to trying to keep up with my group's pace), I might have felt the same thing as you did. We'll see, though; I'm in better shape than I was last...
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-24, 23:34
Replies: 91
Views: 5,827
Posted By MooMoo2
Interesting! I definitely understand what you...

Interesting! I definitely understand what you mean by lack of conditioning.

Last summer, I decided to hike Mt. Whitney out of the blue. To my surprise, permits were available that same weekend, so...
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-24, 20:33
Replies: 91
Views: 5,827
Posted By MooMoo2
The ski lifts are open, though: ...

The ski lifts are open, though:
https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/mt-baldy-ski-resort-opens-amid-easing-coronavirus-restrictions-in-san-bernardino/2350656/

edit: In case anyone's curious,...
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-24, 19:25
Replies: 91
Views: 5,827
Posted By MooMoo2
"Boys go to Baldy. Men go to Whitney." ...

"Boys go to Baldy. Men go to Whitney."

Baldy's still a nice hike, though. I went there on a weekday and reached the top just before 6 PM, so the trail was completely deserted except for one other...
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-03, 06:24
Replies: 91
Views: 5,827
Posted By MooMoo2
Cool! Many (12?) years ago, I went up Pikes Peak...

Cool! Many (12?) years ago, I went up Pikes Peak via the cog railway, but I've never driven that road before. I'm planning on driving it once they finish construction on the new Pikes Peak Summit...
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-03, 01:44
Replies: 91
Views: 5,827
Posted By MooMoo2
Possible car ad?

"SUVs are not just vehicles to get me from point A to point B; they are the tools I use to explore the world."

Road trip up Mt. Evans, September 2018. At over 14,000' (~4300m) altitude, it is...
Forum: Lounge 2020-03-31, 02:45
Replies: 960
Views: 47,272
Posted By MooMoo2
I wasn't in a great mood since my vacation plans...

I wasn't in a great mood since my vacation plans got cancelled. I had been looking forward to it for weeks, if not months. Since early February, almost every dream I remember having involved me going...
Forum: Soap Box 2019-11-16, 06:01
Replies: 697
Views: 31,141
Posted By MooMoo2
This may (or may not) provide some insights...

This may (or may not) provide some insights regarding his mindset:
https://www.athletic.net/TrackAndField/Athlete.aspx?AID=12684758

1600 meters, 5:58.39, Mar 14 2019 -
Forum: Astronomy 2019-11-10, 06:19
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By MooMoo2
Space is big, and atoms are small. If one light...

Space is big, and atoms are small. If one light year were a meter...

... the distance between the pitcher and the batter on a baseball field (~18 m / ~60 ft) would be the diameter of a proton (~2...
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