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#1 2013-07-02 14:06:05

Amartyanil
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Proxima Centauri

What is Proxima Centauri?


"The most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible." -Albert Einstein
 

#2 2013-07-02 14:17:46

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Re: Proxima Centauri

Proxima Centauri is a star. It is the nearest one to the Earth.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/ac/Proxima_Centauri_2MASS_Atlas.jpg/250px-Proxima_Centauri_2MASS_Atlas.jpg


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.
 

#3 2013-07-13 22:44:37

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Re: Proxima Centauri

How much did it is far from Earth?


"The most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible." -Albert Einstein
 

#4 2013-07-13 23:24:04

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Re: Proxima Centauri

Hi;

4.3 light years or about 26 trillion miles.


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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