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42: The Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything – Infographic

The Answer to Life, The Universe, and Everything

Anyone who is a fan of Douglas Adams’ Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy already knows and understands the significance of the number 42 (and why is it is extremely important to always have a towel!)If for some reason you don’t, may I highly recommend that you grab a copy and find out!  In honor of tomorrow’s annual Towel Day, a celebration of the life and work of Douglas Adam’s, today’s infographic helps to shed some light and explain the special meaning of the number 42 from all walks of life. Don’t Panic. [VIA]

 
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Posted by on May 24, 2013 in Infographics

 

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Video of the Day – 4/15/13 (Pythagorean Primes)

Daily Video — “Pythagorean Primes

Today’s video from Numberphile delves into the unique properties of what are called the Pythagorean Primes — prime numbers that are the sums of two squared, just as in the Pythagorean Theorem: a^2 + b^2 = c^2.

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Posted by on April 15, 2013 in Daily Video

 

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