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In mathematics: Forty-three is the 14th smallest prime number. The previous is forty-one, with which it comprises a twin prime, and the next is forty-seven. 43 is the smallest prime that is not a Chen prime. It is also the third Wagstaff prime.
In science: The chemical element with the atomic number 43 is technetium. It has the lowest atomic number of any element that does not possess stable isotopes.
In sports: In the US's National Football League, the number 43 was worn by Jim Norton of the Tennessee Titans (formerly the Houston Oilers). The Titans have retired the number.
In Films: In a film by Pixar called Cars, the champion racecar in the film, Strip "The King" Wheathers is racecar number 43 based on Richard Petty's car. Petty also provides the voice of "The King" in the film.
In other fields: Forty-three is:
- The designation of Interstate 43, a freeway in Wisconsin.
- +43, the code for direct dial international phone calls to Austria.
- Bush 43, George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States.
- "43", a song by Level 42 on the album Level 42.
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