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#3451 2012-07-21 22:09:14

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In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#3452 2012-07-22 21:48:11

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Hi bobbym,



The answer #3488 is correct. Good work!

#3489. Name the Organization which has the Motto 'Fighting poverty in Asia and the Pacific'.

#3490. What is a 'aide-de-camp'?


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#3453 2012-07-22 22:03:24

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Hi ganesh;




In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#3454 2012-07-23 21:04:06

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Hi bobbym,



The answer #3490 is correct. Good work!

#3491. Name the German chemist and Nobel laureate, a pioneer in the fields of radioactivity and radiochemistry. He is regarded as "the father of nuclear chemistry". He was a courageous opposer of Jewish persecution by the Nazi Party and after World War II he became a passionate campaigner against the use of nuclear energy as a weapon.

#3492. Name the English physician who was the first person to describe completely and in detail the systemic circulation and properties of blood being pumped to the body by the heart.


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#3455 2012-07-24 03:36:58

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Hi;




In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#3456 2012-07-24 20:36:27

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Hi bobbym,

The answers #3491 and #3492 are correct. Brilliant!

#3493. Name the city which is the northernmost major city in the United States and the largest community in North America north of the 60th parallel.

#3494. Name the the largest Hindu temple complex in the world. The temple was built by King Suryavarman II in the early 12th century in Yasodharapura, the capital of the Khmer Empire, as his state temple and eventual mausoleum.


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#3457 2012-07-24 20:44:53

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In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#3458 2012-07-25 21:15:39

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Hi bobbym,

The answer #3493 is correct. Good work!



#3495. Where is the Baikonur Cosmodrome?

#3496. According to NASA, National Geographic and many other publications, which is the driest desert in the world?


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#3459 2012-07-25 22:31:24

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Hi ganesh;




In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#3460 2012-07-26 19:04:53

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Hi ganesh


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#3461 2012-07-26 20:58:34

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The answer #3496 is correct. Excellent, anonimnystefy!

#3497.  Name the the capital and largest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

#3498. Name the network of railways connecting Moscow with the Russian Far East and the Sea of Japan. It is the longest railway in the world.


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#3462 2012-07-26 21:00:51

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Hi ganesh



Last edited by anonimnystefy (2012-07-26 21:01:35)


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#3463 2012-07-26 21:01:21

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Hi ganesh;




In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#3464 2012-07-27 20:30:58

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Hi anonimnystefy and bobbym,

Both the answers are correct, anonimnystefy! Excellent!

bobbym, the answer #3498 is correct. Good work!



#3499. Name the German zoologist (planktology); he coined the term plankton and laid the foundation for biological oceanography.

#3500. In which year did Sir Edmund Percival Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers confirmed as having reached the summit of Mount Everest?


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#3465 2012-07-27 20:32:58

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Hi ganesh;




In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#3466 2012-07-28 22:02:41

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Hi bobbym,





The answer #3500 is correct; well done!

#3501. In which year was the Suez Canal built?

#3501. Name the Scottish mathematical physicist; his most prominent achievement was formulating classical electromagnetic theory. This unites all previously unrelated observations, experiments, and equations of electricity, magnetism, and optics into a consistent theory.


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#3467 2012-07-28 22:05:27

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Hi ganesh;




In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#3468 2012-07-28 22:53:18

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Hi ganesh


The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#3469 2012-07-29 19:55:45

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Hi bobbym and anonimnystefy,



Well done, bobbym!

The answer #3502 is correct. Excellent, bobbym and anonimnystefy!

#3503. How is 'Rubus idaeus' better known?

#3504. Name the British crime writer of novels, short stories, and plays. She also wrote romances under the name Mary Westmacott, but she is best remembered for her 66 detective novels and more than 15 short story collections (especially those featuring Hercule Poirot or Miss Jane Marple), and her successful West End plays.


Character is who you are when no one is looking.
 

#3470 2012-07-29 20:01:11

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Hi ganesh;




In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#3471 2012-07-30 20:34:26

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Hi bobbym,



The answer #3504 is correct. Good work!

#3505. What is a Tesla (unit)? (in honor of the Serbian inventor, physicist, and electrical engineer Nikola Tesla)

#3506. What is a Weber (unit)? (The weber is named for the German physicist Wilhelm Eduard Weber (1804–1891))


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#3472 2012-07-30 21:06:04

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Hi ganesh;




In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

#3473 2012-07-30 22:06:49

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Hi ganesh




The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't.
“It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
 

#3474 2012-07-31 21:10:20

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Hi bobbym and anonimnystefy,





Excellent, bobbym and anonimnystefy!

#3507. Where is the Headquarters of 'World Food Programme (WFP)'?

#3508. Where is the Headquarters of 'United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)'?


Character is who you are when no one is looking.
 

#3475 2012-07-31 23:48:04

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Hi ganesh;




In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.
 

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