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#1 2013-07-01 16:06:05

Amartyanil
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Proxima Centauri

What is Proxima Centauri?


"The most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible." -Albert Einstein

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#2 2013-07-01 16:17:46

bobbym
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Re: Proxima Centauri

Proxima Centauri is a star. It is the nearest one to the Earth.

250px-Proxima_Centauri_2MASS_Atlas.jpg


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 2013-07-13 00:44:37

Amartyanil
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Re: Proxima Centauri

How much did it is far from Earth?


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#4 2013-07-13 01:24:04

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Re: Proxima Centauri

Hi;

4.3 light years or about 26 trillion miles.


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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