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  What's Special About This Number?
is the number of planar partitions of 10.
is the number of planar partitions of 11.
is the number of subsets of the 15
www.stetson.edu /~efriedma/numbers.html   (7588 words)

  
 47 - Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wiki
There is a club at Pomona called The 47 Society, which claims that there exists a mathematical proof that all numbers are equal to 47, and that the number 47 occurs with greater frequency in nature than other numbers.
When asked about the significance of the number, Rick Berman once joked, "47 is 42, corrected for inflation" referring to 42 being "the answer to the ultimate question of Life, the Universe, and Everything" according to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams.
The number also seems to have some kind of significance to the writers and producers of the ABC series Alias (created and produced by J.J. Abrams), where it occurs almost as regularly as it does in Star Trek.
memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/47_references   (269 words)

  
  47 (number) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Its representation in binary being 101111, 47 is a prime Thabit number, and as such is related to the pair of amicable numbers {17296, 18416}.
The origin of 47 lore at Pomona appears to be a mathematical proof, written in 1964 by Professor Donald Bentley, which supposedly demonstrated that all numbers are equal to 47.
The intentionality of this reference to 47 was confirmed by Brannon Braga, the writer of that episode [1].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/47_(number)   (1143 words)

  
 PCM > The Mystery of 47
The tale of the origin of Pomona's relationship to its favorite number is as fleeting as sightings of the number are beguiling.
The element with the highest conductivity is silver, whose atomic number is 47.
Maybe, in the final analysis, it's not the occurrence of 47 in nature that is important but the number's ability to evoke a feeling of nostalgia for Pomona--to awaken, in a glance, all those sleeping memories of life here.
www.pomona.edu /Magazine/pcmfl00/1.shtml   (2398 words)

  
 Prime Curios!: 47
It is approximately 47 degrees from the Tropic of Cancer (the greatest distance north that the sun can appear directly overhead) to the Tropic of Capricorn (the greatest distance south that the sun can appear directly overhead).
47 is the largest known index common to both the Fibonacci and Lucas primes.
The 47 Society is a humorous society at Pomona College in California that propagates the belief that the number 47 is the quintessential random (prime) number.
primes.utm.edu /curios/page.php/47.html   (754 words)

  
 FAR Part-47
Unless he applies for a different number under paragraphs (d) through (g) of this section, the applicant must place the U.S. identification number that is already assigned to the aircraft on his application and the supporting evidence.
Authority to use the identification number obtained under paragraph (a)(1) or (3) of this section expires 90 days after the date it is issued unless the applicant submits an Aircraft Registration Application, AC Form 8050-1, and complies with Sec.
When a temporary registration number is used on a flight outside the United States for delivery purposes, the holder shall record the assignment of that number to the aircraft and shall keep that record for at least 1 year after the removal of the number from that aircraft.
www.safetydata.com /far-47.htm   (4676 words)

  
 schlock.net: The 47s
Shields would drop to 47 percent; 47 people would die in a disaster; 47 minutes would remain until certain death.
The number 47 is a campus inside joke at Pomona College; the man who brought 47 to Star Trek, Joe Menosky, is a Pomona College alumnus.
Joe was a writer on TNG starting in the fourth season, and apparently he passed the bug on to some of the other writers and the rest is history.
www.schlock.net /the47s.html   (173 words)

  
 47 FAQs
In short, 47 appears to be the quintessential random number of the universe.
The 47 Society is an international interest-group that follows the occurence and recurrence of the quintessential random number: 47.
Other numbers have their own characteristics, and we have heard heated testimonials from followers of some of these numbers, including 3, 11, 19, 23 and 42.
www.47.net /47society/47story   (525 words)

  
 47 - Memory Alpha
There is a club at Pomona called The 47 Society, which claims that there exists a mathematical proof that all numbers are equal to 47, and that the number 47 occurs with greater frequency in nature than other numbers.
When asked about the significance of the number, Rick Berman once joked, "47 is 42, corrected for inflation" referring to 42 being "the answer to the ultimate question of Life, the Universe, and Everything" according to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams.
The number also seems to have some kind of significance to the writers and producers of the ABC series Alias, where it occurs almost as regularly as it does in Star Trek.
www.memory-alpha.org /en/index.php/47   (283 words)

  
 Hit Me, Number 47 | TG Daily   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The delivery in Codename 47 let us down somewhat, however; we could all see the potential, but the developers at IO Interactive had been off their mark somewhat and several of the game elements just weren't right.
The game centres around Codename 47 having flashbacks to his earlier days, with about half of the levels from the original game rejigged and played through in dark flashbacks, alongside a bunch of brand new missions, also played in flashback format.
47 is at deaths door, and so levels from the original that were relatively bright become dark and nightmarish.
www.tgdaily.com /2006/06/05/opinion_hit_me_number_47   (991 words)

  
 Senshu F'97 "Number" Discussion
Number 8 is a traditional happy number in Japan, so some people want their license plates to have as many 8s as possible.
Comments: The unlucky number is 4 because its pronunciation is the same as the pronunciation of the word that means death.
Number 47: Number 4 isn't good number for Japanese,and number 7 is good number in Japan too.So the number 47 is fortune and unfortun number for Japanese.It' funny and strange.
darkwing.uoregon.edu /~leslieob/guestbook2.html   (1212 words)

  
 Number 47, revisited.... - SD-1.net: Alias Discussion   (Site not responding. Last check: )
47 was mentioned in every episode EXCEPT episode number 4 episode number 7 and the episode the originally aired on April 7th (4/7).
The number 47 IS a nod to Star Trek and Alias is not the first show to do this.........
The whole story itself is flawed, because if all numbers are equal, and all numbers equal 47 then 47 is nothing special...if no numbers equalled 47 then that would be rather odd.
sd-1.net /index.php?showtopic=2414   (881 words)

  
 Pegasus Tail Number History Page
It shows the previous tail number, hours at conversion, acceptance test flight dates, etc. Also, some helicopters have additional information contained in subsequent pages of the Dash 15 that may be of interest, such as deployment to Desert Storm and other operations.
For ease of database management, the search strings are set up with a prefix of 2 digits, indicating year of manufacture, and a suffix of 5 digits, indicating the sequence number.
So, if the tail number one is looking for originally had a 4 digit suffix, include a leading zero, as in "59-04982".
www.chinook-helicopter.com /history/history.html   (724 words)

  
 Mathematics Archives - Numbers
In the section on applications there are a number of interactive programs that convert rationals (or quadratic irrationals) into a simple continued fraction, as well as the converse.
All numbers are not created equal; that certain constants appear at all and then echo throughout mathematics, in seemingly independent ways, is a source of fascination.
A prime k-tuplet is a sequence of consecutive prime numbers {p1, p2,..., pk} such that, in some sense, pk - p1 is as small as possible.
archives.math.utk.edu /subjects/numbers.html   (1310 words)

  
 - Indicator 47: Illness
NOTE: Data are for new reported cases, not the cumulative number of persons in the population with the given condition.
Since 1985, the number of reported tuberculosis cases for 15- to 24-year-olds has remained stable, while the number for 5- to 14-year-olds has declined since 1990.
The number of cases of syphilis and measles affecting 15- to 24-year-olds has been declining since 1990.
nces.ed.gov /programs/youthindicators/Indicators.asp?PubPageNumber=47   (260 words)

  
 The 47 Web Site
The proof is in the extraordinary number of times the number 47 occurs in factoids.
Pitcairn Island is 47 square miles in area and has a present population of 47.
Silver has the atomic number 47, and titanium is the only element with a naturally occurring isotope of atomic weight 47.
www.orbitals.com /psiu/47.html   (1677 words)

  
 Format Document
A. If a person that files a written record requests an acknowledgment of the filing, the filing office shall provide to the person an image of the record showing the number assigned to the record pursuant to section 47-9519, subsection A, paragraph 1 and the date and time of the filing of the record.
Note on the copy the number assigned to the record pursuant to section 47-9519, subsection A, paragraph 1 and the date and time of the filing of the record; and
The number assigned to the record pursuant to section 47-9519, subsection A, paragraph 1; and
www.azleg.state.az.us /FormatDocument.asp?inDoc=/ars/47/09523.htm&Title=47&DocType=ARS   (318 words)

  
 47, eh? - SD-1.net: Alias Discussion   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I'ld believe it considering there are a great many people out there that think that the number 47 will unlock the secrets of the universe and the mystery of life etc..
I have studied Numerology and 47 is considered to be the quintessential random number of the universe.
This can merely be a conicidence....that the number 47 comes up alot in Alias or it could be a simple nod to the 47 society.
sd-1.net /index.php?showtopic=943   (831 words)

  
 The number 47 - AllAlias.com
I was searching something a little different to what I discovered at http://www.nothingtosayhere.com/2003/12/ but anyway as it adds to the thread about the number 47 I thought I'd paste it here for you all.
It seems the number 47 has some kind of special significance outside of Star Trek also.
Basically, the number 47 turns up on data pads, in the dialogue, or anywhere a number needs to be used to explain something in Star Trek, including room numbers.
allalias.com /forums/index.php?showtopic=17056   (959 words)

  
 JAIC 1998, Volume 37, Number 1, Article 4 (pp. 35 to 47)
Shrinkage of 2.2% has been observed to occur over a number of years; however, this shrinkage is rarely a problem in the case of small objects restoration, where molds are unlikely to be reused after a period of time has elapsed.
Dental waxes are composed of a number of different waxes, contain an unidentified pink or red dye, and are often supplied as sheets measuring 180 × 82 × 1.5 mm.
A number of articles have been written concerning the matching of colorless adhesives for glass to the glass itself (Tennent and Townsend 1984; Messinger and Lansbury 1989).
aic.stanford.edu /jaic/articles/jaic37-01-004.html   (6905 words)

  
 The Ultimate Recycler - 47-55 Chevy Truck Serial Numbers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
"Truck serial number is located on the left front body hinge pillar, except on models with cowl less windshield where the serial plate is located on the left hand cowl side inner panel except forward control chassis serial number plates installed by the body builder".
The serial numbers on 47-55 U.S. made Chevrolet Advance Design trucks are 8-12 digits long*.
The second section, all numeric, is the Plant Production Number, with the first truck built at a given plant receiving the number 001001.
www.chevytrucks.org /don/numbers.htm   (294 words)

  
 Car bombs, rockets kill 47 in Baghdad Shiite neighborhood - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The rockets apparently were fired from a mostly Sunni district targeted by U.S. troops in a crackdown against the sectarian violence roiling the capital.
The complex style of the assault was similar to a July 27 attack of mortars, rockets and car bombs on another mostly Shiite district, Karradah, which killed 31 people.
Al-Mashhadani's ouster, which could be done by a new vote in parliament, would be the first major shake-up in the government of national unity.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2006-08-13-shiite-neighborhood_x.htm   (1023 words)

  
 english / Root folder - Ekstern
The National Library has two locations, Oslo and Mo i Rana.
Feel free to contact us; - here are the necessary addresses, telephone and fax numbers:
The year 2004 has been spent laying the foundations for the development of a multimedia national library on the threshold of the 21st century, aiming to meet the demands of an ever more demanding public.
www.nb.no /english   (312 words)

  
 Federal Aviation Regulations -- Part 47 -- Aircraft Registration
The applicant must obtain the U.S. identification number from the FAA Aircraft Registry by request in writing describing the aircraft by make, type, model, and serial number (or, if it is amateur-built, as provided in §47.33(b)) and stating that the aircraft has not previously been registered anywhere.
If the aircraft was brought into the United States from a foreign country, the applicant must submit evidence that the aircraft has never been registered in a foreign country.
Authority to use the identification number obtained under paragraph (a)(1) or (3) of this section expires 90 days after the date it is issued unless the applicant submits an Aircraft Registration Application, AC Form 8050-1, and complies with §47.33 or §47.37, as applicable, within that period of time.
www.louisianaaviation.com /fars/far-47.html   (6420 words)

  
 VALib Volume 47, Number 2 - Gail McMillan
Together, the collections held by the VIVA institutions document the full span of Virginia's history, and are a treasure trove for historical research on many aspects of African-American history and culture.
For the grant the SCC decided that highest priority should be given to converting to EAD the great number of existing finding aids (many only available as typed documents), and to providing worldwide access to them over the Internet via a union database.
The release of version 1.0 of the EAD Document Type Definition (DTD), the lack of experience in using EAD at the academic institutions other than the University of Virginia, and the need for a standard for the preparation of digital surrogates influenced the SCC's priorities.
scholar.lib.vt.edu /ejournals/VALib/v47_n2/mcmillan.html   (1241 words)

  
 The number 47 - Fans Of Reality TV
We all saw the 47 on the doors in the dream...
Marshall was taken captive and held in Room 47, Even the very first episode...
Marshall was giving the op-tech briefing to Dixon and Sydney and the lipstick camera held 42 exposures but he was trying to get it up to 47, because it was a prime number...
www.fansofrealitytv.com /forums/showthread.php?t=21478   (464 words)

  
 47s - Recent Entries
My experience with the number 47 is not a positive one, I'm sorry to say.
The number 47 also recurs with unusual frequency in my life on receipts, dollar bill serial numbers, telephone numbers, license plates, etc.
They said that although the Arognautica lists 52 argonauts, and some sorces give as few as forty, they think their were 47 argonauts, and the professor said it was a nice number.
community.livejournal.com /47s   (1180 words)

  
 Star Trek: The Next Generation Easter Egg : 47
Allow me to explain; Joe Menosky, one of the writers on Star Trek, is a graduate of Pomona College, where a Mathematics Professor once came up with the theory that 47 was a very important number.
The 47 is sometimes spoken; "Shields down to 47%", sometimes written; "Tactical Analysis 47 Delta" and sometimes very subtle; "Apartment 4G", but it's there.
This is quite insane, but about two yrs ago I started exagerating things by saying the number 47...I'm not sure why but I don't watch star trek so I know it didn't come from that.
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