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dannyp's avatar
15 years ago
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dannyp
dʎuuɐp
http://www.physorg.com/news84029305.html

Damn, the greeks had skills.
lucas's avatar
15 years ago
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lucas
i ❤ demo
i admit to lovin' it
 
15 years ago
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Hess
Well on the way to the unknown
They would be smarter if they liked sqrt(2).
lucas's avatar
15 years ago
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lucas
i ❤ demo
socrates implicitly uses sqrt(2) in his argument in the meno
 
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Hess
Well on the way to the unknown
Pythagoras refused to accept it because he thought the universe was rational.