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26

Since today is my daughter's **26**th birthday, here is some information on the number **26**:

**26** is the only integer sandwiched just above a square (25) and just below a cube (27).

**26** is the smallest non-palindromic number whose square is palindromic: **26**^2 = 676

**26** is the smallest number with three representations as a sum of three distinct primes: ** 26** = 2 + 5 + 19 = 2 + 7 + 17 = 2 + 11 + 13.

There are** 26** letters in the English alphabet.

There are **26** spacetime dimensions in bosonic string theory.

**26 **is the gematric number of the name of G-d, the sum of the Hebrew characters of the Tetragrammaton ** י-הוה**

**26** is a 2003 novel by Leo McKay, Jr.

**26** is the name of the Australian Alternative Rock band.

**26** is the smallest number that can be expressed by three identical prime digits in a prime base, i.e., 222 in base three. Note that it is also the reverse of the second such number: 62 = 222 in base 5.
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