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Forum: Proth Prime Search 2021-10-20, 13:12
Replies: 10
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Posted By Dr Sardonicus
That was the only "gfn" I could come up with that...

That was the only "gfn" I could come up with that fit the context, but I wasn't certain that that was it.

One type of GFN is a^(2k) + 1, which none of the examples in this thread appear to be.
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Forum: Proth Prime Search 2021-10-20, 12:38
Replies: 10
Views: 197
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
I'm not certain of what you mean by "gfn," but in...

I'm not certain of what you mean by "gfn," but in any case the answer is no.
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-19, 13:49
Replies: 1,126
Views: 99,056
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
And if you want subsidies, we got subsidies. A...

And if you want subsidies, we got subsidies. A protective tariff for US industry aborning, and "immediate and efficient aid" to build a transcontinental railroad.

From the 1860 National...
Forum: Proth Prime Search 2021-10-19, 13:18
Replies: 10
Views: 197
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
You did say, all format. So, I entered the...

You did say, all format.

So, I entered the date May 24, 1981 AD (Gregorian calendar) into a Julian Day calculator.

Modified Julian Day 44,748 November 17. 1858 AD
Julian Day 2,444,748.5 noon...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-10-19, 12:43
Replies: 344
Views: 31,192
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
:rolleyes: :rolleyes: :rolleyes: This is...

:rolleyes: :rolleyes: :rolleyes:

This is gobbledygook3. Whether a number is one less than a highly composite number does not depend on what base you express it in. The term "dozenal enders"...
Forum: MattcAnderson 2021-10-18, 16:43
Replies: 24
Views: 518
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
:missingteeth: :missingteeth: :missingteeth:...

:missingteeth: :missingteeth: :missingteeth: :missingteeth:

Proposing to attempt the construction without knowing whether F33 is prime, is epically inane.

The cosine can be calculated fairly...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-10-18, 15:20
Replies: 273
Views: 22,675
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
The FDA advisory panel has unanimously...

The FDA advisory panel has unanimously recommended approval of EUA for the Moderna booster for over-65 and other "vulnerable" groups who got the Moderna vaccine. It seems they also recommended EUA...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-18, 14:37
Replies: 1,787
RIP
Views: 184,126
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Betty Lynn...

Betty Lynn (https://apnews.com/article/betty-lynn-dead-0df19f63517c78fd5135cc75b8f437ff)
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-18, 14:26
Replies: 1,126
Views: 99,056
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Make up your mind.

Make up your mind.
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-18, 13:50
Replies: 1,126
Views: 99,056
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Speak for yourself. Before I apply for...

Speak for yourself.

Before I apply for funding to set up my production facility, could you please explain to me how the guidance and flight control systems work, and how to build them?
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-18, 12:53
Replies: 1,126
Views: 99,056
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Payments for services are not...

Payments for services are not "subsidies."
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-18, 12:36
Replies: 1,787
RIP
Views: 184,126
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Colin Powell...

Colin Powell (https://www.foxnews.com/politics/colin-powell-dead-covid-19-former-secretary-of-state)EDIT: According to NBC News...
Forum: MattcAnderson 2021-10-18, 12:10
Replies: 24
Views: 518
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Let f(x) be a monic irreducible polynomial in...

Let f(x) be a monic irreducible polynomial in Z[x]. Let G be the Galois group of f(x). The order of G is always divisible by the degree d of f(x). The roots of f(x) = 0 are constructible with...
Forum: MattcAnderson 2021-10-17, 02:07
Replies: 24
Views: 518
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
You might like Constructing 17, 257, and 65537...

You might like Constructing 17, 257, and 65537 sided polygons (http://facstaff.susqu.edu/brakke/constructions/big-gon.htm)

See also the references in Wolfram Mathworld's 257-gon...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-16, 15:18
Replies: 80
Views: 1,236
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
The term "fruit coat" is imprecise. Do you mean...

The term "fruit coat" is imprecise. Do you mean "fleshy fruits" like berries?

I note that some gymnosperms, e.g. yews and ginkgoes, have fleshy "fruits."
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-16, 14:31
Replies: 33
Views: 474
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
I can't psychoanalyze an avatar. It would have...

I can't psychoanalyze an avatar. It would have to be you, the user.

I don't make house calls, but you are welcome to come to the office.

Dr. Sardonicus, Chief of Client Placement
Frederick...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-16, 13:44
Replies: 1,787
RIP
Views: 184,126
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Timuel Black...

Timuel Black (https://www.cnn.com/2021/10/14/us/civil-rights-leader-timuel-black-dies-at-102/index.html)
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-16, 13:29
Replies: 199
Views: 4,806
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
You don't have to be able to fly if you're a god...

You don't have to be able to fly if you're a god who lives in the sky or heavens.
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-16, 05:38
Replies: 33
Views: 474
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
"Pseudo-psychology analysis" is right! The...

"Pseudo-psychology analysis" is right!

The OP is basing this correlation between an avatar and the "psychological characteristics of its owner" on - what? Posts to a blog?

IMO more revelatory...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-15, 21:37
Replies: 1,493
Views: 155,271
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
My understanding is, the folks at Sky Network...

My understanding is, the folks at Sky Network Australia had been pushing the "lab leak theory" for some time before the "Special Investigation." It may thus be reasonably argued that one agenda of...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-15, 19:33
Replies: 1,493
Views: 155,271
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Saying "The network is right-wing biased" is...

Saying "The network is right-wing biased" is insufficient.

They're biased on the subject of COVID-19. We have, for example,

Sky News Australia barred for week by YouTube over Covid...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-15, 14:04
Replies: 199
Views: 4,806
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Well, now you have.:lol:[/QUOTE]There was an...

Well, now you have.:lol:[/QUOTE]There was an episode ("Distant Origin") of the Star Trek: Voyager series whose premise was that an advanced dinosaur civilization got the heck out of Dodge before the...
Forum: MattcAnderson 2021-10-15, 13:12
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
See The Many Proofs of the Pythagorean Theorem...

See The Many Proofs of the Pythagorean Theorem (http://jwilson.coe.uga.edu/EMAT6680Su06/Deitz/Geometry%20Presentation/Geometrypresentation.html).

The diagram in the OP is from Bhaskara's first...
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2021-10-15, 03:39
Replies: 22
Views: 9,303
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Sometimes, additional source material becomes...

Sometimes, additional source material becomes available. There is also the fact that modern languages change over time. Both of these factors are relevant to English translations since the King...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-15, 03:03
Replies: 43
Views: 1,407
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
mmmm... happy? :razz:[/QUOTE]I reckon it...

mmmm... happy?

:razz:[/QUOTE]I reckon it would be more like how a guy told me he had felt the next morning after an epic overindulgence many years previously: "I thought I was dead. I knew I was...
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