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Forum: Puzzles 2020-12-01, 15:44
Replies: 7
Views: 128
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
I don't see anything about "the" solution being...

I don't see anything about "the" solution being unique, so why not multiple solutions? I'm not sure exactly what "67 'unique' solutions" means; it seems like an oxymoron. I'm guessing "unique"...
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-12-01, 15:16
Replies: 43
Views: 904
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
The end.

Confirmed. Huge Puerto Rico radio telescope, already damaged, collapses (https://apnews.com/article/technology-arecibo-observatory-puerto-rico-science--0da6abb251f455977bf0c752348e712e)
:tantrum:
Forum: Lounge 2020-12-01, 14:16
Replies: 17
Views: 294
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
The movie Big, does not conform to either option....

The movie Big, does not conform to either option. A kid is given a "look ahead," perhaps, but whether he remembers any of his "early adult" experiences is not clear. The scene of Tom Hanks and...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-30, 19:19
Replies: 563
Views: 28,903
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
It's hard to keep up...

Let's see. Georgia certified its results on the 20th. The TRO was to prevent the Dominion machines in the three counties around Atlanta from being reset, which would wipe all the data.

So, could...
Forum: Lounge 2020-11-30, 18:57
Replies: 1,022
Views: 53,475
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
This has been in the works for some time. See...

This has been in the works for some time. See this post (https://www.mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=563642&postcount=6) for a pertinent link.

Huh. Wrapping size tags around a web address...
Forum: Lounge 2020-11-30, 14:19
Replies: 4,150
Views: 266,055
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Raindrop-sized lumps of solid aluminum? Yeah,...

Raindrop-sized lumps of solid aluminum? Yeah, that would hurt. If it were hot enough to be raining molten aluminum, it wouldn't hurt. You'd already be thoroughly cooked.
Forum: Lounge 2020-11-30, 13:36
Replies: 4,150
Views: 266,055
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
From the AP story: Mysterious silver monolith...

From the AP story: Mysterious silver monolith disappears from Utah desert (https://apnews.com/article/sheep-wildlife-deserts-land-management-utah-195b819b68942ee782f7d1bc77cd08ca)I don't suppose...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-30, 01:48
Replies: 238
Views: 17,442
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
What?[/QUOTE]Ferries are not generally...

What?[/QUOTE]Ferries are not generally fast-moving.

I looked at a map (https://www.drive-alive.co.uk/CarrierImages/UK_AllRoutes.gif) on a page (https://www.drive-alive.co.uk/ferries/index.htm)...
Forum: Lounge 2020-11-30, 00:12
Replies: 4,150
Views: 266,055
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
The mysterious silver monolith in the Utah desert...

The mysterious silver monolith in the Utah desert has disappeared (https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/28/us/utah-monolith-disappears-trnd/index.html)Perhaps it was taken by meth addicts so they could sell...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-29, 16:18
Replies: 563
Views: 28,903
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Can they mail that in?[/QUOTE] Har-de-har-har. ...

Can they mail that in?[/QUOTE]
Har-de-har-har.

If "no excuse" absentee voting is deemed unconstitutional under the present State Constitution, of course not. If it is deemed constitutional, no...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-29, 15:34
Replies: 563
Views: 28,903
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
If the interpretation that the Pennsylvania State...

If the interpretation that the Pennsylvania State Constitution only allows mail-in (absentee) ballots in the situations described in Article VII, section 14 is upheld, the 2019 law enabling "no...
Forum: Programming 2020-11-29, 15:23
Replies: 33
Views: 5,037
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
I can see one obvious problem. In the...

I can see one obvious problem. In the expressions for r and s, the signs of the square root should be opposite. Checking, the real value
...
Forum: Lounge 2020-11-29, 14:14
Replies: 1,553
RIP
Views: 112,484
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Dave Prowse...

Dave Prowse (https://apnews.com/article/international-news-george-lucas-england-bristol-b97a47c05b3d6a772d449daa479f673e)
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-29, 02:23
Replies: 563
Views: 28,903
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Case dismissed

The Pennsylvania State Supreme Court has thrown out (http://www.pacourts.us/assets/files/setting-7862/file-10781.pdf?cb=1f7217) the action that resulted in Judge McCullough's injunction halting...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-29, 00:05
Replies: 563
Views: 28,903
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
My post about the ruling...

My post about the ruling (https://www.mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=564638&postcount=550) (entitled Ouch!) did give the year Judge Bibas was appointed... Ah, good, I hadn't checked. Your...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-28, 15:50
Replies: 113
Views: 14,238
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
New rule could allow gas, firing squads for US...

New rule could allow gas, firing squads for US executions (https://apnews.com/article/international-news-executions-cc1b22bda846df0b331597a3b65010bb) (my emphasis)

In my lifetime, a number of...
Forum: Puzzles 2020-11-28, 14:00
Replies: 34
Views: 902
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Got to love it. The newspapers need to be...

Got to love it.

The newspapers need to be told - the World needs to know :alien:

I suggest the Daily Mail or the Sun in the UK, and Fox News for the telly. And the boys and girls in QAnon, and...
Forum: Lounge 2020-11-28, 13:32
Replies: 53
Views: 4,286
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Brief buzz: Danish Mayfly named 2021 insect of...

Brief buzz: Danish Mayfly named 2021 insect of the year (https://apnews.com/article/science-insects-berlin-germany-europe-7cb97a7c0747325a5e79c8fdee913445)
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-28, 03:42
Replies: 563
Views: 28,903
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
My guess is, the Supremes will refuse to take it....

My guess is, the Supremes will refuse to take it.

There is another case -- a real case they may well take, and which IMO the Plaintiffs stand a very good chance of winning. It's the one the...
Forum: Lounge 2020-11-28, 02:39
Replies: 154
Views: 15,034
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
This is for the birds...

Trump administration moves ahead on gutting bird protections (https://apnews.com/article/politics-wildlife-birds-56b812df9c278f5e2b9be9541378892b)
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-28, 01:22
Replies: 563
Views: 28,903
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Ouch!

The Ruling (https://electionlawblog.org/wp-content/uploads/3rd-trump.pdf) in the appeal of the dismissal by US District Court Judge Brann of the PA election lawsuit in Federal Court is out.

The...
Forum: Lounge 2020-11-27, 15:59
Replies: 1,146
Views: 64,593
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Yes, the "I have the right not to wear a helmet...

Yes, the "I have the right not to wear a helmet while motorcycling" reflects a mindset similar to the "I have right to be reckless about spreading a contagious disease."

This instance is worse IMO...
Forum: Lounge 2020-11-27, 14:12
Replies: 1,553
RIP
Views: 112,484
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Bruce Boynton...

Bruce Boynton (https://apnews.com/article/race-and-ethnicity-alabama-selma-virginia-us-supreme-court-0cb1c1d3ae47ddaa011cbbc703ea7795)
Forum: Lounge 2020-11-27, 13:57
Replies: 1,146
Views: 64,593
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
The Latest: Mask mandate spurs Idaho official to...

The Latest: Mask mandate spurs Idaho official to push back (https://apnews.com/article/pandemics-angela-merkel-germany-coronavirus-pandemic-fe1dfe62a7d0f80e847767e0b9ea2f9b)
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-11-27, 02:43
Replies: 15
Views: 255
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
I haven't checked that neither N-1 nor N+1 are...

I haven't checked that neither N-1 nor N+1 are completely factored. Assuming neither is, I can give a floor.

I just looked for largest number proved prime by some method other than those using...
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