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Re: Interesting Articles...
« Reply #11401 on: December 19, 2020, 09:16:40 PM »
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« Reply #11403 on: December 20, 2020, 08:24:46 PM »
Saturn and Jupiter are 100s of millions of miles apart, but they appear right near each other now.  They'll be closest tomorrow night, for the "Great Conjunction." 

Explanation:
"An hour after sunset, look to the southwestern sky. Jupiter will look like a bright star and be easily visible. Saturn will be slightly fainter and will appear slightly above and to the left of Jupiter until December 21, when Jupiter will overtake it and they will reverse positions in the sky."
https://www.nasa.gov/feature/the-great-conjunction-of-jupiter-and-saturn

Photography tips:
https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/news/1615/how-to-photograph-the-conjunction-of-saturn-and-jupiter/
https://amazingsky.net/2020/12/12/how-to-photograph-the-great-conjunction/

The great conjunction in Jewish writing:
https://traditiononline.org/the-conjunction-of-saturn-and-jupiter-in-medieval-jewish-thought/
More detailed version:
http://www.talmudology.com/jeremybrownmdgmailcom/2020/12/14/the-conjunction-of-saturn-and-jupiter-in-jewish-thought

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« Reply #11404 on: December 20, 2020, 08:43:51 PM »
Saturn and Jupiter are 100s of millions of miles apart, but they appear right near each other now.  They'll be closest tomorrow night, for the "Great Conjunction." 

Explanation:
"An hour after sunset, look to the southwestern sky. Jupiter will look like a bright star and be easily visible. Saturn will be slightly fainter and will appear slightly above and to the left of Jupiter until December 21, when Jupiter will overtake it and they will reverse positions in the sky."
https://www.nasa.gov/feature/the-great-conjunction-of-jupiter-and-saturn

Photography tips:
https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/news/1615/how-to-photograph-the-conjunction-of-saturn-and-jupiter/
https://amazingsky.net/2020/12/12/how-to-photograph-the-great-conjunction/

The great conjunction in Jewish writing:
https://traditiononline.org/the-conjunction-of-saturn-and-jupiter-in-medieval-jewish-thought/
More detailed version:
http://www.talmudology.com/jeremybrownmdgmailcom/2020/12/14/the-conjunction-of-saturn-and-jupiter-in-jewish-thought
@Something Fishy where are you being tomorrow night?

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Re: Interesting Articles...
« Reply #11405 on: December 21, 2020, 07:52:34 PM »

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« Reply #11406 on: December 21, 2020, 08:23:48 PM »
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« Reply #11407 on: December 21, 2020, 09:33:33 PM »

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« Reply #11408 on: December 21, 2020, 10:31:58 PM »
http://www.ams.org/news?news_id=6175

In the article I just read about him in popular mechanics (I couldn’t find it online), it says “But Havens couldn’t Google it...”
I find that fascinating, if he had been able to google it and see that it was “unsolvable” who knows what would have happened but instead he worked at it and ultimately solved an unsolvable equation.

Musar shmooz anyone?
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« Reply #11409 on: December 21, 2020, 11:09:13 PM »
http://www.ams.org/news?news_id=6175

In the article I just read about him in popular mechanics (I couldn’t find it online), it says “But Havens couldn’t Google it...”
I find that fascinating, if he had been able to google it and see that it was “unsolvable” who knows what would have happened but instead he worked at it and ultimately solved an unsolvable equation.

Musar shmooz anyone?

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For α0=[a0,a1,…] an infinite continued fraction and σ a linear fractional transformation, we study the continued fraction expansion of σ(α0) and its convergents. We provide the continued fraction expansion of σ(α0) for four general families of continued fractions and when |detσ|=2. We also find nonlinear recurrence relations among the convergents of σ(α0) which allow us to highlight relations between convergents of α0 and σ(α0). Finally, we apply our results to some special and well-studied continued fractions, like Hurwitzian and Tasoevian ones, giving a first study about leaping convergents having steps provided by nonlinear functions.

Absolute Chinese to me

Very inspiring story though.

(As an aside, solitary confinement is an inhumane cruel and unusual punishment that should be outlawed in penitentiaries in any civilized country, unless the inmate poses a clear and present danger to others. It is entirely overused in a despicable manner.)

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Re: Interesting Articles...
« Reply #11410 on: December 22, 2020, 09:37:37 AM »
http://www.ams.org/news?news_id=6175

In the article I just read about him [...] it says “But Havens couldn’t Google it...”
I find that fascinating

https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/AchievementsInIgnorance

See the Real Life section.
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« Reply #11411 on: December 22, 2020, 12:52:43 PM »

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« Reply #11412 on: December 22, 2020, 09:41:20 PM »

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« Reply #11413 on: December 22, 2020, 11:45:19 PM »
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« Reply #11414 on: December 24, 2020, 08:41:41 AM »
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