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#1 2013-06-11 14:40:01

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Uranus


"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman
 

#2 2013-06-11 15:11:42

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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.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#3 2013-06-12 22:48:29

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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...
 

#4 2013-06-12 23:13:37

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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.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#5 2013-06-21 22:46:41

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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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