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+ The Moscow Puzzles: 359 Mathematical Recreations was authored by a Russian high school teacher named Boris A. Kordemsky and edited by Martin Gardner.

+ In the Star Trek fictional universe, the Battle of Wolf 359 was the Federation's first major battle against a group of cyborgs.

+ 359 = -1 + 23 * 45. [Kulsha]

+ The 359th, 360th and 361st digits of pi are 360. [Croll]

+ 2#*3#*5# - 1 is an emirp. [Patterson]

+ The first prime (emirp) p of the type p=q*R(q)-(q+R(q)) where R(q) is the reversal of q. (Case q=13). [Loungrides]

+ Day 359 of the non-leap year is not "naughty," but nice. Not only is it the largest prime ordinal day of the year, it's Christmas Day. [Kringle]

+ Galileo was pardoned 359 years after his imprisonment for heresy by Pope John Paul II.

+ The smallest emirp that gives other emirps when sandwiched between two n's in two ways (13591, 73597). [Loungrides]

+ Largest known prime partial sum of number of connected planar graphs with n edges: 1 + 1 + 1 + 3 + 5 + 12 + 30 + 79 + 227 = 359 is prime. [Post]

+ The smallest Sophie Germain prime (emirp) whose reversal is another (953*2+1 is prime). [Silva]

+ This emirp can be represented as the product of the positive even digits minus the sum of the odd digit, i.e., 2*4*6*8-(1+3+5+7+9). [Loungrides]

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