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#1 2013-06-10 16:40:01

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Uranus


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#2 2013-06-10 17:11:42

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Re: Uranus

so any sunlight reflected back to us from the atmosphere will always appear light blue-green

The Sumerian description of the planet - mash.sig - meaning "bright greenish" according to Sitchen was pretty close.

Thanks for the page.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#3 2013-06-12 00:48:29

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Re: Uranus

Oh...bobbym do you know about the sumerian descriptions..


Jake is Alice's father, Jake is the ________ of Alice's father?
Why is T called island letter?
think, think, think and don't get up with a solution...

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#4 2013-06-12 01:13:37

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Re: Uranus

It is not hard to believe that I know everything. This is due to my advanced age and extremely pointy head.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#5 2013-06-21 00:46:41

barbie19022002
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Re: Uranus

wow....pointy head.???????????? big_smile


Jake is Alice's father, Jake is the ________ of Alice's father?
Why is T called island letter?
think, think, think and don't get up with a solution...

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