Saturday, February 14, 2009

Blog Hat Tip: Iowahawk's "Numbers in the News"

I highly recommend you point and click your way over here to Iowahawk's blog where earth-shattering news has been broken this week.
And I quote:
An international mathematics research team announced today that they had
discovered a new integer that surpasses any previously known value "by a totally
mindblowing shitload." Project director Yujin Xiao of Stanford University said
the theoretical number, dubbed a "stimulus," could lead to breakthroughs in
fields as diverse as astrophysics, quantum mechanics, and Chicago asphalt

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