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    A chance to have your very own theorem

    It appears that for a small sum you can now have a theorem named after you.

    Mathematical immortality? - New Scientist

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    Conjectures

    Quote Originally Posted by CaptainBlack View Post
    It appears that for a small sum you can now have a theorem named after you.

    Mathematical immortality? - New Scientist

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    Too bad they don't do conjectures.
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    The following comment killed it for me:

    Quote Originally Posted by jphilby View Post
    My theory is that paying for unofficial naming of computer-generated theories ranks right up there with paying for star-names, or paying for a Citizen's Band handle, or winning a square inch of land in Alaska.

    Somehow I don't think this enterprise will be much appreciated by the professional math community. I hope these coke-sniffers, or ex-bankers, or both, go broke running their cute scam.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheCoffeeMachine View Post
    The following comment killed it for me:

    Not new though see M. L'Hopital

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    That sort of thing is something that I find obnoxious.
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