# Doc Madhattan

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http://t.co/rTEYZLbVDZ by @ulaulaman about #AbelPrize #LouisNirenberg Great news: John Nash and Louis Nirenberg win the Abel Prize for 2015: The Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2015 to the American mathematicians John F. Nash Jr. and Louis Nirenberg “for striking and seminal contributions to the theory of nonlinear partial differential equations and its applications to geometric analysis.” The President of the Academy, Kirsti
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http://t.co/SopVLuLJHM by @ulaulaman #piday A good pi day to all readers! I hope that the following post, that I cannot review after the first writing, could be interesting to all! The technique used by the ancient Greek for their geometric constructions was called "ruler and compass". In this way you can build a lot of regular polygons, for example, but there are three problems that are impossible unless you use different techniques: the angle trisection, doubling the cube, squaring the
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#arXiv #abstract on #zetafunction and #fractals via imgurThe quadratic Mandelbrot set has been referred to as the most complex and beautiful object in mathematics and the Riemann Zeta function takes the prize for the most complicated and enigmatic function. Here we elucidate the spectrum of Mandelbrot and Julia sets of Zeta, to unearth the geography of its chaotic and fractal diversities, combining these two extremes into one intrepid journey into the deepest abyss of complex function
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http://t.co/a0l4FP6ftF Goodbye #LeonardNimoy, #Spock from #StarTrek by SciFiCatOne popular five-weapon expansion is "rock-paper-scissors-lizard-Spock", invented by Sam Kass and Karen Bryla, which adds "Spock" and "lizard" to the standard three choices. "Spock" is signified with the Star Trek Vulcan salute, while "lizard" is shown by forming the hand into a sock-puppet-like mouth. Spock smashes scissors and vaporizes rock; he is poisoned by lizard and disproven by paper. Lizard poisons Spock
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