## Re: Let's talk about Dial #6!

Posted By: Tursas <iku-turso@home.com>
Date: 4 June 2001, 17:25

In Response To: Let's talk about Dial #6! (Mav)

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> --"c" can be understood in physics to mean the speed of light.
> (186,000 miles per sec or about 3 x 10^5 or 3 x 100000 = 300000 km/s)

It could also represent the roman numeral of 100.

> --"e" is also a fixed number, about 2.718 (it's a mathematical
> constant)

As of now I agree, though the operation required to make the center of this glyph into a defined number could become rather interesting. e as you have defined it is an irrational number (continues to infinity without any pattern) and finding a suitable place to round off the constant could be interesting.

> --The upper right symbol in the grid in the center of the dial looks
> something like a graph, maybe the graph of a formula of some kind.

There has been some discussion about this and it is my belief that it is chinese/japanese for the number 8.

> The symbol in the lower left makes no sense to me, but I'm thinking it
> probably also has something to do with math.

You're correct. It is held by many that this number is sumerian (or babylonian, can't remember which) for 14.

The problem now is to figure out what the big plus sign in the center represents. I think it's some kind of operator, but I have no idea what kind of operator.