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### Pat Ballewmoderator

Today in History - Jeannie, Happy birthday. You'll always be beautiful to me! The 180th day of the year; 180 can be formed with the only the first two primes... 180 = 22 x 32 x (2+3) *Prime Curios 180 is the sum of two square numbers: \( 12^2 +...

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### Pat Ballewmoderator

Today in History - Every science that has thriven has thriven upon its own symbols: logic, the only science which is admitted to have made no improvements in century after century, is the only one which has grown no symbols. Augustus de Morgan ...

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### Alex Alaniz

Discussion -Short, step-by-step proof of the insolvability of the quantic with two theorems and examples with various polynomials.

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Also, the link is in the article on Evariste Galois. The link is under "notes".

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### Pat Ballewmoderator

Today in History - A statistician is someone who is good with numbers but lacks the personality to be an accountant. ~unknown (my apologies to all the statisticians out there) The 166th day of the year; the reverse (661) of 166 is a prime. ...

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### Prabaha Mitra

Today in History -Happy 87th Birthday.

A Beautiful Genius, John Forbes Nash Jr. (13 June 1928 – 23 May 2015), with Alicia Nash.

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A Beautiful Genius, John Forbes Nash Jr. (13 June 1928 – 23 May 2015), with Alicia Nash.

Image Courtesy : Google.

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### Pat Ballewmoderator

Today in History - Map of 2012 Transit of Venus visibility *Eclipse Maps No mathematician can be a complete mathematician unless he is also something of a poet. ~Karl Weierstrass The 157th day of the year; 2157 is the smallest "apo...

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