When I divide this number by zero I get this for an answer.

ans = 2345900/0

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What is surprising is that in taking the square root, Mathematica seems to map the entire universe to some town called New Cuyama...


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Not sure if bug, feature, or fundamental truth.


I'm afraid to show the result of 42/0. If someone else is brave enough...

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    $\begingroup$ @user6014 Let's wait until tomorrow... $\endgroup$ Commented Apr 1, 2020 at 13:55
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    $\begingroup$ (+1) Well, as Gamow might have put it, if this is true maybe it's time to drop Mathematica and take up Divinity. $\endgroup$
    – user1066
    Commented Apr 1, 2020 at 14:02
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    $\begingroup$ You were not supposed to know about this number. Now it will be replaced by another number. (Some say this has happened several times before) $\endgroup$
    – Roman
    Commented Apr 1, 2020 at 17:29
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    $\begingroup$ Please don't evaluate 137/0, a finely structured error hangs your PC at the speed of light. $\endgroup$
    – exp ikx
    Commented Apr 1, 2020 at 17:54
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    $\begingroup$ I dunno about the rest of you, but I actually tried to evaluate it... $\endgroup$ Commented Apr 1, 2020 at 20:22


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