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Topic: decimal is evil!
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Peter Percival

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Re: decimal is evil!
Posted: Jul 29, 2001 11:04 AM
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Axel Harvey wrote:
>
> On 28 Jul 2001, thinkit wrote:
>

> > [ ... ] Axel says...
> > >
> > >I understand DNA is decimal, patterned after the wheels in Pascal's
> > >adding machine, in fact.

> >
> > DNA is quaternary.

>
> Yes. I was referring to the rotation period of the helix.


Just to muddy the waters "quaternary of numbers" =

the tetractys of Pythagoreanism; ten (= 1 + 2 + 3 + 4).

Anyway, DNA must pre-date the quaternary period.

Etc, etc.







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