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Which are the most ancient theorems that negate the existence of some deeply valued entity?

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Is there a "Moore's Law" of length-determining apparatuses?

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How did they explain the radiation from hot objects at different wavelengths before the concept of atom was widely accepted?

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Quote about the history of particle physics

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First use of "Spur" (trace) for linear maps / matrices

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How did Leibniz's name become attached to the “Leibniz formula” for the determinant?

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Historical mentions (as if fact) that Sun never rises or sets

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Is it possible to narrow down possible dates for the following eclipse pattern?

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Has Cantor's irregular enumeration of rationals ever been discussed?

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Questions regarding "Two New Sciences" by Galileo Galilei

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how did they know that the space could expand?

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Online resources for 19th century physics textbooks

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Where can I find the complete papers of abstracts published by P. G. Tait in Proc. Roy. Soc. Edinburgh in 1880?

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Why is the letter $b$ used to represent the y-intercept in the equation of straight line?

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