tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3360583082244632912.post5507546740283596449..comments2016-11-10T20:58:27.670+01:00Comments on Misha Lemeshko's blog: The shortest article everMikhail Lemeshkohttps://plus.google.com/103756143785392236413noreply@blogger.comBlogger9125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3360583082244632912.post-80159562180444034652010-05-30T20:34:20.072+02:002010-05-30T20:34:20.072+02:00Thanks, EastwoodDC, that's great! It probably ...Thanks, EastwoodDC, that's great! It probably deserves another post.<br /><br />MishaLemeshkohttps://www.blogger.com/profile/10683436629380140783noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3360583082244632912.post-51790241401858959122010-05-30T16:43:21.655+02:002010-05-30T16:43:21.655+02:00This one is shorter ...
http://improbable.com/airc...This one is shorter ...<br />http://improbable.com/airchives/classical/articles/peanut_butter_rotation.html<br /><br />... but I'm not sure it counts. ;-)EastwoodDChttps://www.blogger.com/profile/14105563883467108602noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3360583082244632912.post-55509444757267099142010-05-28T21:17:24.666+02:002010-05-28T21:17:24.666+02:00There should be more like that : stripped down to ...There should be more like that : stripped down to the bare essentials in stead of all the pointless blabla we see nowadays in all those video's. <br />It is a lot more time-effective.zyxohttp://zyxo.wordpress.comnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3360583082244632912.post-77499146113493239522010-05-28T14:01:50.687+02:002010-05-28T14:01:50.687+02:00Anyway, we can give it a try. But it should be som...Anyway, we can give it a try. But it should be something really new and unexpected :-)Lemeshkohttps://www.blogger.com/profile/10683436629380140783noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3360583082244632912.post-69753733946112071652010-05-28T13:58:38.867+02:002010-05-28T13:58:38.867+02:00Editors and reviewers might have a sense of humor ...Editors and reviewers might have a sense of humor too. I don't think that article will be accepted today: it lacks an abstract.julian echavehttps://www.blogger.com/profile/11845022020118797481noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3360583082244632912.post-69754043631519060812010-05-28T13:51:48.894+02:002010-05-28T13:51:48.894+02:00The thing that's puzzling me is whether it'...The thing that's puzzling me is whether it's a joke or not. Somehow the author convinced the editor and the referees that the article is worth accepting...Lemeshkohttps://www.blogger.com/profile/10683436629380140783noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3360583082244632912.post-312443486459068762010-05-28T13:49:07.398+02:002010-05-28T13:49:07.398+02:00Yes, but I tried to find m and n using other irrat...Yes, but I tried to find m and n using other irrationals (sqrt(2)) and I couldn't do it. <br /><br />Anyway, the point remains: It'd be nice to go back to the good old times where a paper could be that short! (may be twitter will help).julian echavehttps://www.blogger.com/profile/11845022020118797481noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3360583082244632912.post-18166425088146932802010-05-28T08:02:41.034+02:002010-05-28T08:02:41.034+02:00well, eparticular, it looks like that :-)well, eparticular, it looks like that :-)Lemeshkohttps://www.blogger.com/profile/10683436629380140783noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3360583082244632912.post-86510547703371503282010-05-27T23:00:53.425+02:002010-05-27T23:00:53.425+02:00Is it just possible that any rational number with ...Is it just possible that any rational number with finite precission can be expressed as m*a^n, where m and n are integers and a is any irrational number (e.g. Pi)? <br />There's this beautiful idea in Borges that since Pi contains an infinite sequence of numbers it is possible to find in it any sequence of numbers, so that if we code a book (or a whole library, for that matter) using some number-letter code, every book written or to write is already contained in Pi. Isn't doing m*Pi^n somehow moving a window that finds the appropriate sequence of numbers (in the case of this short paper, the mass of the proton)?eparticularhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/11845022020118797481noreply@blogger.com