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Topic: An Unheralded Breakthrough: The Rosetta Stone of Mathematics
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Helmut Wabnig

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Re: An Unheralded Breakthrough: The Rosetta Stone of Mathematics
Posted: May 25, 2013 3:13 AM
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On Sat, 25 May 2013 12:01:06 +0800, "Tom Potter" <tdp1001@yahoo.com>
wrote:

>
>"Sam Wormley" <swormley1@gmail.com> wrote in message
>news:-_udnc6yG7W_VgLMnZ2dnUVZ_q6dnZ2d@giganews.com...

>> An Unheralded Breakthrough: The Rosetta Stone of Mathematics
>>> http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/2013/05/21/an-unheralded-breakthrough-the-rosetta-stone-of-mathematics/
>>
>>> Deligne's most spectacular results are on the interface of two areas
>>> of mathematics: number theory and geometry. At first glance, the two
>>> subjects appear to be light-years apart. As the name suggests, number
>>> theory is the study of numbers, such as the familiar natural numbers
>>> (1, 2, 3, and so on) and fractions, or more exotic ones, such as the
>>> square root of two. Geometry, on the other hand, studies shapes, such
>>> as the sphere or the surface of a donut. But French mathematician
>>> André Weil had a penetrating insight that the two subjects are in
>>> fact closely related. In 1940, while Weil was imprisoned for refusing
>>> to serve in the army during World War II.

>
>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andr%C3%A9_Weil
>
>"In January 1941, Weil and his family sailed from Marseille to New York.
>He spent the war in the United States,
>where he was supported by
>the Rockefeller Foundation and Guggenheim Foundation."
>
>It is interesting to see that
>when Jews were being ejected from Germany,
>being forced to labor,
>and supposedly being made into lamp shades.
>..........


You know that lamp shade thing is a fake,
ditto the soap story.
There is another rumour which has not yet been disproved,
they made seal gaskets for Uboats from Jewish hair.
w.



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