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What elliptic curves are used by Tezos?

Do tz1, tz2, tz3 addresses correspond to the different elliptic curves used by Tezos?
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How to calculate a random seed?

For example, we have 126/128 nonces, revealed in cycle 99. /chains/main/blocks/409599/context/raw/json/cycle/98/nonces?depth=1 If I understand correctly, using these nonces we can calculate the ...
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Why a reveal operation?

In order for everybody to be able to validate signatures, public keys have to be stored on the blockchain using reveal operations. As far as I understand, such operations are not needed in Ethereum, ...