And also confirmed by Bill Butler, USA, in July 2008 I remember once going to see him [Ramanujan] when he was lying ill at Putney. 1729, and remarked that the number seemed to me rather a dull one, and that I hoped it was not an unfavourable omen.
No, he replied, it is a very interesting number; it is the smallest number expressible as a sum of two cubes in two different ways.
In the literal sense, it refers to a magico-religious practice observed in tribal societies, where the members ritually imitate the activities of a technologically-advanced society they had contact with, so that they can magically draw their material wealth.
For instance, after WWII, indigenous tribes in New Guinea who had come in close contact with cargo planes, started to build landing strips and populated them with plane-like effigies that were made of straw, bamboo, and coconuts, so that they can magically lure the passing planes.
The following are five of the most important sites to see in England in observance of the quatercentenary since the passing of the greatest and most treasured writer of the English language, William Shakespeare.
Shakespeare’s Globe is a modern reconstruction of the legendary Globe Theatre built by Shakespeare and his theatrical company, Lord Chamberlain’s Men, in 1599.
Another example of cargo cult science is the plethora of two-arm acupuncture studies that compare a needling regimen using the traditional concepts, and compare it with a non-interventional placebo.
These studies might have the appearance of clinical research, but they are inherently flawed and inconclusive, because they do not rule out the possibility that the observed results are mainly due to the painful stimulus and injury caused by a needle, which can occur regardless of the insertion point.
Here we see Jacqueline Kennedy in Mme Grès in the period before her husband was sworn in as President, soon to be followed by a portrait of the Dutchess of Windsor, dating from the April 9, 1962, edition.The recipe was irresistible and the result was success., on view now through August 14, 2016.Organized as a chronological survey, the exhibition presents approximately 30 works spanning Block’s career from the 1960–1992, when he left Farchild.Located about 100 miles northwest of central London in Warwickshire county, Stratford-upon-Avon county is home to a wealth of premier attractions related to the famed poet, playwright and actor, including the 16th century home believed to be his birthplace, his grave site and the world-renowned Royal Shakespeare Theatre.“Cargo cult” is a metaphor that describes the act of imitating an activity or a practice without any insight into the underlying principles.are best known upper bounds: not sure that they are the true Cabtaxi numbers, but they may have a chance.(**) I found this number as an upper bound.