Friday, January 20, 2012


The number 27 has a very extensive history.

Here are some categories, and facts about the #27...


Twenty-seven is a perfect cube, being 33 = 3 × 3 × 3. 27 is also 23 (see tetration). There are exactly 27 straight lines on a smooth cubic surface, which give a basis of the fundamental representation of the E6 Lie algebra. 27 is also a decagonal number.

27 has an aliquot sum of 13 and is the first composite member of the 13-aliquot tree with the aliquot sequence (27,13,1,0). Twenty-seven is the aliquot sum of the two odd discrete semiprimes 69 and 133.

In a prime reciprocal magic square of the multiples of 1/7, the magic constant is 27.
27 contain numbers 2 and 7 if you take line of numbers starting with 2 ending with 7 you will get 27 in result. (2+3+4+5+6+7=27)


27 is the atomic number of cobalt.

27 is the atomic weight of aluminum.


The New General Catalogue object NGC 27, a spiral galaxy in the constellation Andromeda

The 27th moon of Jupiter is Sinope.

The planet Uranus has 27 moons


The type 27 vacuum tube (valve), a triode introduced in 1927, was the first tube mass produced for commercial use to incorporate an indirectly heated cathode. This made it the first vacuum tube that could function as a detector in AC-powered radios. Prior to the introduction of the 27, home radios were powered by a set of three or more storage batteries with voltages of 3 volts to 135 volts.


27 - the highest level of knowledge in rupaloke (Buddhism).

27 books in the second part of Bible (New Testament).

In the Kabbalah there are 27 letters, corresponding to 27 channels of communication with God and 27 combinations of the names of God and - 13 overt and 14 covert.

According to Feng Shui, to raise money, keep in the house 27 identical coins.


27 signs of the zodiac in Indian astrology


27 countries are in the European Union


Many talented and famous rock/blues musicians died at age 27. These include Robert Johnson, Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Ron McKernan, Kurt Cobain, and Amy Winehouse. The musicians who died at this age are often referred to as the 27 Club.

Level 27 Clothing is a brand started by Billy Martin, guitarist for pop-punk band Good Charlotte.


Movie: 27 Dresses


The number of outs in a regulation baseball game for each team at all adult levels, including professional play, is 27.

The jersey number 27 has been retired by several North American sports teams in honor of past playing greats:

In Major League Baseball:
The Boston Red Sox, for Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk.
The Oakland Athletics, for Hall of Famer Catfish Hunter.
The San Francisco Giants, for Hall of Famer Juan Marichal.

No team in the NFL has retired the number.

The jersey number 27 has also been retired by the softball program of the University of Arizona for pitching great Jennie Finch.


The total number of letters in the Hebrew alphabet (22 regular letters and 5 final consonants)

The name of a cigarette, Marlboro Blend No. 27

In Steven King's novel "It", It returns every 27 years to Derry.

27 is the number of bones in the human hand.

27 is also the number of bones in the human foot.

The number of species Captain Jean-Luc Picard has made contact with in the series Star Trek: The Next Generation.


The number of traffic tickets written in one week at the Taco Bell intersection
since the red-light video brought to light how many people run through it.


So stop running the red-light, ya jaggos.

Oh yeah, there is one more.


We drooled over that picture of Jennie Finch for 27 minutes yesterday.


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