About the Number 1968 (one thousand nine hundred sixty-eight)

This nBAB was created as a result of MathBabbler working on a BAB about the 40th anniversary of Apollo 8, which entered the moon's orbit on 24 December 1968.

   MathBabbler Number Analyst (MBNA) output:
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   1968 is a natural, whole, integer
   1968 is even
   1968 proper divisors are: 1,2,3,4,6,8,12,16,24,41,48,82,123,
                             164,246,328,492,656,984
   1968 is abundant (sum of divisors is 3240)
   1968 is unhappy
   1968 is a Harshad number
   1968 is not prime
   1968 has the prime factors: 2*2*2*2*3*41
   1968 in octal is 03660
   1968 in hexadecimal is 0x7b0
   1968 in binary is 11110110000 (is evil)
   1968 nearest square numbers: -32...57 (1936 [44]...2025 [45])
   sqrt(1968) = 44.3621
   ln(1968) = 7.58477
   log(1968) = 3.29403
   1968 reciprocal is .00050813008130081300813008130081
   1968! is inf
   1968 is 626.434 Pi years
   1968 is 98 score and 8 years
   1968 written as a Roman numeral is MCMLXVIII

Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy were killed during 1968 on April 4th and June 5th, respectively.

On 5 November 1968, Richard Nixon was elected President of the United States.

On 9 December 1968, Douglas Engelbart publicly demonstrates his NLS (oN-Line System) hypertext system.

Update::2009.04.08

On 10 March 2009, the ACM announced that Barbara Liskov was the ACM's 2008 A.M. Turing award recipient. In 1968, Liskov became the first woman to receive a Ph.D. in Computer Science (Stanford).


Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 25 December 2008

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