Back in a day, when I was a high school student in now vanished Soviet Union, our math teacher was referring to elimination of extra variables in systems of equations or inequalities as "destruction" (??????????? in Russian). I doubt though she read that obscure medieval text for very few people back then could speak any English let alone olden one.
Despite of the usage of such unusual for math term, she was a very good teacher.
posted by Anvar Amangoulov
March 7, 2013
"Penguins are 10 times older than humans and have been here for a very, very long time," said Daniel Ksepka, Ph.D., a North Carolina State University research assistant professor. Dr. Ksepka researches the evolution of penguins and how they came to inhabit the African continent.
Because penguins have been around for over 60 million years, their fossil record is extensive. Fossils that Dr. Ksepka and his colleagues have discovered provide clues about migration patterns and the diversity of penguin species.
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