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April 17th, 2012, 08:17 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Apr 2012 Posts: 2 Thanks: 0  Nobel Prize Application  Phillips Theory
To My Maths Friends  I am requesting the nobel prize, and 6 flights to Monte Carlo, after my discovery of the 'Phillips Box'  i have coined. In my theory, the coordinates: z=5 x=5 y=5 y=5 x=5 z=5 When plotted on the Cartesian plane, together make a perfect cube. I will be happy to receive my nobel prize by next wednesday. Thanks, Mr. Phillips (Founder of the Phillips's Box) 
April 17th, 2012, 08:29 PM  #2 
Senior Member Joined: Jul 2010 From: St. Augustine, FL., U.S.A.'s oldest city Posts: 12,211 Thanks: 522 Math Focus: Calculus/ODEs  Re: Nobel Prize Application  Phillips Theory
I regret to inform you that this is a derivative of my cube, whose vertices in Cartesian 3space have the coordinates: (k,k,k) (k,k,k) (k,k,k) (k,k,k) (k,k,k) (k,k,k) (k,k,k) (k,k,k) where and for which I have already been awarded the Fields Medal. As we speak, I am struggling to do the same for the hypercube. I suspect it will have 16 vertices, but the mathematics involved is nearly intractable. 
April 17th, 2012, 10:44 PM  #3 
Global Moderator Joined: Nov 2006 From: UTC 5 Posts: 16,046 Thanks: 938 Math Focus: Number theory, computational mathematics, combinatorics, FOM, symbolic logic, TCS, algorithms  Re: Nobel Prize Application  Phillips Theory
So many things are wrong with the original post that I conclude that it must be a troll.

April 17th, 2012, 10:53 PM  #4 
Senior Member Joined: Jul 2010 From: St. Augustine, FL., U.S.A.'s oldest city Posts: 12,211 Thanks: 522 Math Focus: Calculus/ODEs  Re: Nobel Prize Application  Phillips Theory
I was a bit amused, so I played along. 
April 18th, 2012, 05:49 AM  #5  
Global Moderator Joined: Nov 2006 From: UTC 5 Posts: 16,046 Thanks: 938 Math Focus: Number theory, computational mathematics, combinatorics, FOM, symbolic logic, TCS, algorithms  Re: Nobel Prize Application  Phillips Theory Quote:
 
April 18th, 2012, 05:56 AM  #6 
Senior Member Joined: Feb 2010 Posts: 324 Thanks: 0  Re: Nobel Prize Application  Phillips Theory
Can I apply for a Nobel Prize in mathematics (to which there isn't one) too? Because my 'mathemagic' work on my tests should give me an award of some kind. 
April 18th, 2012, 07:46 PM  #7 
Newbie Joined: Apr 2012 Posts: 2 Thanks: 0  Re: Nobel Prize Application  Phillips Theory
I'm so worthy of said nobel prize, and flights to Monte Carlo, that you all can't comprehend my amazing theory. I deserve said nobel prize for my theory, and my cool hat. The nobel prize is MINE! 
April 18th, 2012, 07:52 PM  #8 
Senior Member Joined: Jul 2010 From: St. Augustine, FL., U.S.A.'s oldest city Posts: 12,211 Thanks: 522 Math Focus: Calculus/ODEs  Re: Nobel Prize Application  Phillips Theory
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