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Topic: How precisely can a right angle be measured?
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Tom Potter

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Re: How precisely can a right angle be measured?
Posted: Apr 6, 2013 10:03 AM
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"1treePetrifiedForestLane" <Space998@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> proper units in diadians, since any angle from it to a point
> on the sphere is "right;" also,
> a certain kind of chord establishes a quadrirectangular tetrtahedron
> with the diameter.
> I assume taht their is a sort of interferometry that is associated
> with a "cube-corner" retroreflector,
> which can be used to gauge the "rightness" of the corner. note,
> however,
> that there are no "right trigona" in a spatial sense,
> whilst there are enantiamorphic "right & left" tetrtahedra,
> the quadrirectangular ones.

>> and what units are the deviations from a right angle in?

They are not measured,
the deviations are removed using with the complex conjugate.

Tom Potter


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