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indirect proof

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(Logic) logic maths proof of a conclusion by showing its negation to be self-contradictory; reductio ad absurdum. Compare direct17
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Previously, two Princeton scientists won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1993 for discovering a new type of pulsar that offered indirect proof of the existence of gravitational waves.
More generally we shed some light on the specific details and peculiarities of the indirect proof structure, some of which are often left unattended whilst studying and practising proof techniques.
The US will recognise the currently forming Palestinian unity government either in an independent statement or in a joint statement with the Mideast Quartet and that will be an indirect proof from the US Administration that it holds Israel fully responsible for the failure of the peace talks," said Talal Okal, a Palestinian commentator and a political analyst.
Aristotle uses a direct proof through conversion (dia tes antistrophes), as based on the rules of conversion established in chapter two of Prior Analytics A, and an indirect proof through impossibility (dia tou adunatou).
Testbiotech believes that because of the way in which the Commission is now trying to legalise SmartStax, this must be considered an indirect proof that it has in fact already entered the market," the organisation said in a statement, issued on 3 June.
Disclosure of ultimate beneficiaries in 3Q 2011 report may be an indirect proof to this.
Obtained from detailed DNA scans in developing mouse eggs and sperm, the finding backs up mounting indirect proof from statistical studies that the genetic impacts of environmental factors like smoking, diet, stressed childhoods, famine and psychiatric disease can be passed down to future generations through a process called epigenetic inheritance.
At the same time, he did not rule out that Putin's instruction along with all above-mentioned is also an indirect proof of the
As dozens of lawsuits claim the army is responsible for most killings and injuries recorded during the 25 January Revolution, Qandil sarcastically considers Morsy's tribute to the military junta as indirect proof of their innocence.
This is another indirect proof of wide-spread contraband, leading to lower revenues for the State.
Despite its simplicity, this is an indirect proof since it involves the area [(b + c).
Despite the Council of Europe's suggestions, and indirect proof about the existence of such prisons in Poland and Romania, top officials of those countries were in total denial of the issue.