Wednesday, April 12, 2006

Well happy la-dee-frickin'-dah

Happy Birthday to Me.

26 (number)
From Wikipedia

26 (twenty-six) is the natural number following 25 and preceding 27.

Roman numeral
XXVI


Binary
11010


In mathematics
Twenty-six is a composite number, its proper divisors being 1, 2, and 13. 26 is the only number between a square number and a cube number, the numbers being 25 (5 squared) and 27 (3 cubed).

There is no solution to the equation φ(x) = 26, making 26 a nontotient. Nor is there a solution to x - φ(x) = 26, making 26 a noncototient.

In the classification of finite simple groups there are 26 sporadic groups.


In science
The atomic number of iron


In astronomy

Messier object M26, a magnitude 9.5 open cluster in the constellation Scutum.


In other fields
  • Twenty-six is:
  • The number of letters in the English alphabet, if majuscules are not distinguished from minuscules.
  • The number of spacetime dimensions in bosonic string theory.
  • The number of miles in a marathon rounded down (26 miles and 385 yards).
  • The designation of Interstate 26, a freeway that runs from South Carolina to Tennessee.
  • Michigan is the 26th state to be admitted to the United States of America.
  • m.lady's age as of today


And now, a happy birthday to me song:

  • Victory at Sea is a band from Boston
  • What up, Boston?
  • They also have something to do with homemade stuffed animals
  • That means they're super cute

1 comment:

Player of words said...

happy happy birthday