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Re: Re: A question about a sphere

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  • Subject: [mg107161] Re: [mg107106] Re: A question about a sphere
  • From: "David Park" <djmpark at>
  • Date: Thu, 4 Feb 2010 06:28:01 -0500 (EST)
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No, No Kevin. That was the 20th Century mathematician Arnold Schoenberg. 

Notice also, his invention of various functional programming techniques and
also encryption devices and the slide rule. 

>From the nature of his results some people think he may have invented
cellular automata and discovered Rule 30, but I rather doubt that.

David Park
djmpark at  

From: Kevin J. McCann [mailto:Kevin.McCann at] 

I thought the Babylonians used base 12.


David Park wrote:
> Here is an easy solution using the Presentations package. First we
> parametrize a sphere and then draw the sphere, the lines of latitude, and
> the lines of longitude using the parametrization. (We could have just used
> Sphere for the sphere.) I used 6 lines of longitude in honor of the
> Babylonians. 

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