10) For a final ten, name either of the astronomers who found the Great Wall, or give thenickname of the group of astronomers that discovered the Great Attractor. 7. Identify the following related to Hilbert's 23 problems, for 10 points each:A. In 1900, Max Dehn solved problem 3 by showing that it was impossible to prove,using only congruence axioms, that two of these with the same base area and altitudehave the same volume. prime numbers, and in particular, to prove this. 8. Name the terms from the online hacker Jargon File, FTPE.10) This term describes hardware willing to cope with either big-endian or little-endiandata. Perhaps it's also AC/DC? 10) Four-letter acronym suggesting that someone should peruse the documentation; oneof its letters stands for either "Fine" or a less polite F-word, depending who you ask.
10) A name used to denote an arbitrary object; commonly used ones are "foo", "bar", and"quux", while less common ones are "snork", "wibble", and "oogle". 9. Answer these questions from the medical news in July 2002 for 10 points each:A. The FDA approved use of this street drug to treat cataplexy, a form of muscularweakness associated with narcolepsy. B. An FDA panel recommended that pregnant women should restrict their consumptionof this food to avoid excessive levels of mercury. C. Contradicting an earlier study, a report in Nature suggested that exposure of this bodypart to light does not affect the circadian rhythm after all. 10. Answer the following regarding a famous second-order partial differential equation,FTPE.10) Sometimes called the potential equation, in physics it is Poisson's equation in freespace. Functions satisfying this equation are called harmonic. 10) Finding a solution of Laplace's equation which takes on given boundary values isknown as this problem, named for a student of Gauss. 10) This problem, also named for a mathematician, consists of finding a solution ofLaplace's equation whose normal derivative takes on given boundary values.
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