Berkeley CSUA MOTD:Entry 53537
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2009/11/21-30 [Reference/History, Science] UID:53537 Activity:nil
11/21   http://abstrusegoose.com/strips/a_wise_man_once_said.PNG
        What scientific event does the first frame "Do not disturb my circles"
        refer to?  Thx.
        \- not really a scientific event. story about Archimedes's last
           words before being mistakenly [contrary to orders] killed by
           a roman soldier after the occupation of syracuse. note: this
           was the battle where the Mythbuster etc parabolic mirror
           solar heat ray thing comes from.
           oh, i just saw the comic ... hence "roman centurion" with
           the "shing".
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