# The Number 23: Properties and Meanings

**23**is a Prime Number.

**23**can be Partitioned 1255 ways.

**23**can be Partitioned 12 times with each term no larger than 2

**23**can be Partitioned 56 times with each term no larger than 3

**23**can be Partitioned 150 times with each term no larger than 4

**23**can be Partitioned 291 times with each term no larger than 5

**23**can be Partitioned 454 times with each term no larger than 6

**23**can be Partitioned 618 times with each term no larger than 7

**23**can be Partitioned 764 times with each term no larger than 8

**23**can be Partitioned 887 times with each term no larger than 9

**23**can be Partitioned 984 times with each term no larger than 10

**23**can be Partitioned 1060 times with each term no larger than 11

**23**can be Partitioned 1116 times with each term no larger than 12

**23**can be Partitioned 1158 times with each term no larger than 13

**23**can be Partitioned 1188 times with each term no larger than 14

**23**can be Partitioned 1210 times with each term no larger than 15

**23**can be Partitioned 1225 times with each term no larger than 16

**23**can be Partitioned 1236 times with each term no larger than 17

**23**can be Partitioned 1243 times with each term no larger than 18

**23**can be Partitioned 1248 times with each term no larger than 19

**23**can be Partitioned 1251 times with each term no larger than 20

**23**can be Partitioned 1253 times with each term no larger than 21

**23**can be Partitioned 1254 times with each term no larger than 22

Every positive whole number can be written as the sum of eight cubes (including 0^3 when necessary) EXCEPT

**23**and 239. Those two numbers require 9 cubes.

**23**= 1! + (2! + 2!) + (3! + 3! + 3!).

**23**is the smallest number of integer-sided boxes that tile a box so that no two boxes share a common length.

The Chemical Element Vanadium has an atomic number of

**23**.

The Chemical Element Sodium has one Stable Isotope. It has

**23**neutrons.

In Humans: the ovule and the spermatozoon are composed both of

**23**chromosomes.

The Cabalists affirm that, in the present times, a letter is missing in the Torah. This letter of the alphabet does not appear at all in our "eon" and also is not used in the Torah. The primitive divine alphabet and all the Torah also would base on a series of

**23**letters, and not 22, which one is become invisible for us and will reappear only during a next terrestrial period. And it is only because this letter misses now everywhere that we read in the Torah the positive and negative precepts. Each negative aspect is in relation with this missing letter of the primitive alphabet.

Film:

**23**Paces to Baker Street.

### The Year 23 AD

In the year**23**AD Pliny the Elder, Roman scientist and writer was born.