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2014-01-28 16:22:29

ALLEN, Texas, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emler Swim School with a new location in Allen, Texas featuring dozens of enhanced safety and comfort features, has selected Scranton Products restroom partitions and changing rooms near the facility's 40 X 40 square ft. saltwater pool. Tom Vergos, vice president of A+A GCI, a full service general contracting company in Dallas, recently took on took on the construction of the Allen complex from the ground up and knows the challenges of an...

Beals Conjecture Solution Million Dollar Prize
2013-06-06 12:38:18

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Looking for a way to make $1 million? All you need to do is solve a math equation that has been boggling the minds of the world´s greatest mathematicians for over 20 years. Beal´s Conjecture, represented by A^x + B^y = C^z, is named after Andrew Beal, the same man who is offering up the seven-figure reward for anyone who can prove that when A, B and C are positive integers, and x, y and z are positive integers greater than 2...

2013-05-15 23:31:59

MWTI, LLC http://www.mwtillc.com a leading supplier of Modular Building Systems announced it has released its new Modular Noise Control Rooms and Partitions for production. Atlanta, Ga. (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 MWTI, LLC has released its new Sound Control room line for production; the system will be produced in both hard wall and soft wall versions. The sound Control rooms and partitions will be produced in a hard wall modular version that can be easily moved or relocated without waste meeting...

Philosopher Suggests Stripped Down Approach To Fermat’s Last Theorem
2013-03-04 19:30:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In 1637, the French lawyer and part-time mathematician Pierre de Fermat put forward a simple and elegant numerical riddle that would puzzle and confound math geeks for 358 years. Known as Fermat´s Last Theorem, or simply Fermat´s conjecture, the theorem states no whole, positive numbers can make the equation xn + yn = zn true when ℠n´ is greater than 2. Scribbling haphazardly in the margin of an old Greek math...

Largest Ever Marsenne Prime Number Discovered
2013-02-06 09:22:39

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The largest known prime number was recently discovered on the computer of Curtis Cooper, a Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search (GIMPS) volunteer. The new number is 2 raised to 57,885,161 power minus 1 (or 2 multiplied by itself 57,855,161 times minus one) and it has 17,425,170 digits. The GIMPS project is the second longest continuously-running "grassroots supercomputing" project in Internet history, with 360,000 CPU's peaking at 150...

Old Math Sheds New Light On Black Holes
2012-12-17 21:26:00

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online To mark what would have been the 125th birthday of the legendary Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan, an Emory University professor has shown the math icon´s century-old writings might lead to a better understanding of the properties of black holes. “No one was talking about black holes back in the 1920s when Ramanujan first came up with mock modular forms, and yet, his work may unlock secrets about them,”...

2011-05-23 07:16:00

SCRANTON, Pa., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Scranton Products introduces Resistall Partitions, a new line of maintenance-free privacy partitions that are engineered for value-oriented customers looking to save time and avoid hassles. Resistall Partitions are made of HPDE plastic and are the perfect replacement for metal in tough environments like bars, clubs, diners, cafes and more. Resistall partitions are as tough as they are affordable and easy to install. Unlike metal, phenolic,...

2011-01-20 15:13:35

Finite formula found for partition numbers For centuries, some of the greatest names in math have tried to make sense of partition numbers, the basis for adding and counting. Many mathematicians added major pieces to the puzzle, but all of them fell short of a full theory to explain partitions. Instead, their work raised more questions about this fundamental area of math. On Friday, Emory mathematician Ken Ono will unveil new theories that answer these famous old questions. Ono and his...


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