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 primes of the form p= x^2+y^2+1 for x,y>1:100 is it true that the richest line in this range is 99^2+y^2+1; https://t.co/SkvPfAkhGT 1 week ago
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 Will the arithmetic mean of successive primes be most frequently divisible by 3? 1 week ago
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 Vikīrṇā viṣayāḥ: India and the Rus
 Alkaios’ hymn to the Dioskouroi: Hindu parallels
 Some notes on the IndoEuropean aspects of the Anatolian tradition
 The death of Miss Lizzie Willink
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Daily Archives: March 28, 2008
Fancies of the parabola and hyperbola
Many revolutionsofthesun ago we were seeking a device that could construct a parabola. We made a discovery in this connection that is exceedingly elementary Euclid for mathematicians, but for us it was an insightgiving philosophical revelation. A parabola can be … Continue reading
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