- Home


Air Conditioners | Dehumidifiers | Dishwashers | Disposals | Dryers | Freezers | Humidifiers | Ice Makers | Microwave Ovens | Ovens, Ranges, Stoves | Refrigerators | Trash Compactors | Washers | Water Filters

FAQs | Contact | Apprenticeship | Parts | Model Number Help | Newsletter | Beer
- > Do-It-Yourself Appliance Repair Help > General Appliance Topics > Mathematicians Discover Largest Number

Find Appliance Parts & Diagrams Here
Enter a model number, part number, type of appliance, brand, or even a part description.

365-day return policy on all parts ordered through this site!


 Moderated by: RegUS_PatOff, appl.tech.29501 Search Our Sites for More Info!
New Topic Reply Printer Friendly
Mathematicians Discover Largest Number  Rate Topic 
AuthorPost
 Posted: Thu Feb 12th, 2009 06:35 pm
  PM Quote Reply
1st Post
Samurai Appliance Repair Man
Fermented Grand Master of Appliantology


Joined: Mon Mar 21st, 2005
Location: Otterville, New Hampshire USA
Posts: 16082
Flavorite Brew: Kirin Ichiban
Status: 
Offline

Stimulus: artist's conception

PALO ALTO, CA - An international mathematics research team announced today that they had discovered a new integer that surpasses any previously known value "by a totally mindblowing shitload." Project director Yujin Xiao of Stanford University said the theoretical number, dubbed a "stimulus," could lead to breakthroughs in fields as diverse as astrophysics, quantum mechanics, and Chicago asphalt contracting.

"Unlike previous large numbers like the Googleplex or the Bazillionty, the Stimulus has no static numerical definition," said Xiao. "It keeps growing and growing, compounding factorially, eating up all zeros in its path. It moves freely across Cartesian dimensions and has the power to make any other number irrational."

Jean-Luc Brossard, a researcher with the European consortium CERN, said the number is so staggeringly large that it is difficult for even mathematicians to grasp, let alone lay people.

"The number itself is incomprehensible by human minds, and can only be theoretically understood in a fractional parallel universe which we refer to as the DC dimension," said Brossard. "The best way to understand a stimulus is to imagine a dollar sign followed by a packed string of hexidecimal nanodigits, wound into a triple helix, woven into a dodecahedron, and stacked on top of one another. Now imagine you were a black hole on the far edge of the universe, trying to escape the stimulus at 30 times the speed of light. The stimulus would still catch up to you and ram your black hole with such furious, repeated force that it would cause your entire reality itself to collapse."

Xiao said the team discovered the number with the help of an international network of 24 nitrogen-cooled Cray Ultracluster supercomputers, the CERN particle accelerator, and "three pounds of Humboldt County Chronic."

"The exciting news is that with more powerful computers and drugs, we believe we are on the verge of discovering an even larger number, which we refer to as a 'stimulusconferencebill,'" said Xiao. "Speaker Pelosi has already promised us the funding."



____________________
To ask a question, use our new forums==> http://appliantology.org

365-Day No-Hassle Return Policy on all parts purchased through this site, even electrical parts that have been installed!
Back To Top PM Quote Reply  

 Posted: Fri Feb 13th, 2009 04:22 am
  PM Quote Reply
2nd Post
certified tech group 51
Fellow, Academy of Sublime Masters of Appliantology


Joined: Mon Mar 10th, 2008
Location: Tidewater, Oregon USA
Posts: 1178
Flavorite Brew: natural ice
Status: 
Offline
I can feel that $ 13.00 a week more, starting to  change my life for the better now..................... Banks  and others , millions of $$$$................CTG51    $13.00 a week...........................Wa-hoo,   look at me now......

Back To Top PM Quote Reply

 Posted: Fri Feb 13th, 2009 10:52 am
  PM Quote Reply
3rd Post
Samurai Appliance Repair Man
Fermented Grand Master of Appliantology


Joined: Mon Mar 21st, 2005
Location: Otterville, New Hampshire USA
Posts: 16082
Flavorite Brew: Kirin Ichiban
Status: 
Offline
Ahh, yes, that's the "change we can believe in" that everyone was all doe-eyed about in the election. Turns out that meant "chump change" for us leetle peeple; but serious cash for the Wall Street banker types. "Meet the new boss, same as the old boss, nothin's ever gonna change..."



____________________
To ask a question, use our new forums==> http://appliantology.org

365-Day No-Hassle Return Policy on all parts purchased through this site, even electrical parts that have been installed!
Back To Top PM Quote Reply  

 Posted: Wed Mar 25th, 2009 06:28 am
  PM Quote Reply
4th Post
applianceman18007260692
Fellow, Academy of Sublime Masters of Appliantology


Joined: Thu Nov 17th, 2005
Location: Mobile, Alabama USA
Posts: 1119
Flavorite Brew: Keystone Light
Status: 
Offline
The most astronomical number I have seen lately was in the baloney section of food world.



____________________
"May the hinges of our friendship never grow rusty"
-old Irish saying

Buy me a Beer: http://web.me.com/zenzoidman/applianceman18007260692/
Back To Top PM Quote Reply

 Posted: Fri Mar 27th, 2009 12:28 pm
  PM Quote Reply
5th Post
bimbbobway



Joined: Mon Nov 21st, 2005
Location: Wilmington, North Carolina USA
Posts: 191
Flavorite Brew: Newcastle
Status: 
Offline
Keep working! Don't you know other people are counting on you!



____________________
http://www.mrappliance.com/wilmington
Back To Top PM Quote Reply  

 Posted: Mon Jun 8th, 2009 05:37 pm
  PM Quote Reply
6th Post
Keinokuorma
Fellow, Academy of Sublime Masters of Appliantology


Joined: Mon Jun 26th, 2006
Location: Finland
Posts: 1248
Flavorite Brew: Karjala - reilusti luonnetta!
Status: 
Offline
Scríobh Applianceman:

"May the hinges of our friendship never grow rusty"
Old Irish Saying

Out of curiosity I must ask: An bhfuil Gaeilge agat?



____________________
"There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home."
- Ken Olson, Digital Equipment Corporation (1977)
Back To Top PM Quote Reply

Current time is 06:18 am Tell a friend about this page... all your other friends are doing it!  
- > Do-It-Yourself Appliance Repair Help > General Appliance Topics > Mathematicians Discover Largest Number Top



Find Appliance Parts & Diagrams Here
Enter a model number, part number, type of appliance, brand, or even a part description.

365-day return policy on all parts ordered through this site!

FAQs | Contact | Apprenticeship | Parts | Model Number Help | Newsletter | Beer

Your Sometimes-Lucid Host:
- Home
"If I can't help you fix your appliance and make you 100% satisfied, I will come to your home and slice open my belly, spilling my steaming entrails onto your floor."


UltraBB 1.17 Copyright © 2007-2008 Data 1 Systems
Page processed in 0.0959 seconds (13% database + 87% PHP). 25 queries executed.

Web Analytics