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  • mersenne numbers are the series of numbers which are one less than a power of 2. Mersenne was a 17 cent mathematician monk. Mersenne primes are the subset of mersenne numbers which are prime - the first few being 3, 7, 31, 127 ... 47 of them have been discovered but it may be that there are an infinite number.

    January 9, 2013

  • There is the photographic secession movement in the early 1900s

    Stieglitz: "Yours truly, for the present, and there'll be others when the show opens. The idea of Secession is hateful to Americans - they'll be thinking of the Civil War. I'm not. Photo-Secession actually means a seceding from the accepted idea of what constitutes a photograph."

    January 7, 2013

  • Why is there no entry for 'souciance'?

    January 2, 2013

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