We all love finding bigger and better prime numbers. Primes are at the core of our natural number system, much like the elements of the periodic table in chemistry. 361 more words
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Written by Rene Descartes, translated by Jonathan Bennet.
The Fourth Objection
The Fourth Objections were written by Arnauld who wrote his objections in 1640 and addresses his objections to Mersenne who had solicited them. 3,173 more words
According to Encyclopaedia Britannica Pierre Gassendi, a seventeenth century French philosopher, made the first recorded attempt to measure the speed of sound in the 1640s. 370 more words