## A Better Depiction Of Relativity

September 5, 2009 at 5:58 am | Posted in Mathematics, Physics | Leave a commentTags: general relativity, Mathematics, pedagogical viruses, Physics, relativity

Ahem.

I hope that clears things up.

## “Dangerous Knowledge”

September 5, 2009 at 5:30 am | Posted in History, Mathematics, Physics, Science | Leave a commentTags: alan turing, BBC, georg cantor, History, kurt godel, ludwig boltzmann, Mathematics, Physics, Science

A BBC production documenting the perilous theoretical journeys of four tormented geniuses: Georg Cantor, Ludwig Boltzmann, Kurt Gödel, & Alan Turing

## Unfolding The Earth

July 26, 2009 at 1:22 am | Posted in Cartography, Mathematics | Leave a commentTags: Cartography, globes, Mathematics, myriahedral projection

## Apophysis

January 13, 2009 at 1:12 am | Posted in Eye Candy, Gratis, Mathematics, Software | Leave a commentTags: abstract, Eye Candy, fractals, Gratis, Mathematics, Software, wallpapers

A free piece of software that allows you, too, to create stunningly beautiful fractal images.

## Fractal Animations

November 4, 2008 at 2:45 am | Posted in Animation, Eye Candy, Mathematics | Leave a commentTags: Animation, Eye Candy, fractals, math, Mathematics, video

Why settle for 3D Fractals when you can go for a 2D Fractal that also changes of time?

## The Delaunay Raster

October 17, 2008 at 12:52 am | Posted in Art, CG, Design, Mathematics | Leave a commentTags: Art, Delaunay, Design, Mathematics, rasterization

Object Graphik draws are attention to the Delaunay Raster, a clever and artistic modification of Delaunay triangulation.

## The Tessellations of Yehrin Tong

August 11, 2008 at 12:37 am | Posted in Art, Design, Mathematics | Leave a commentTags: Art, Design, Mathematics, tesselation, yehrin tong

## The Password Chart

July 29, 2008 at 7:57 am | Posted in Mathematics, Webware | Leave a commentTags: cryptography, encryption, Mathematics, passwords, security, Webware

## Three Beautiful Quicksorts

July 13, 2008 at 11:05 am | Posted in Mathematics, Software | Leave a commentTags: computer science, lecture, Mathematics, programming, quicksort, Software, videos

## Garkov

June 12, 2008 at 4:22 am | Posted in Mashup/Remix, Mathematics, Statistics | Leave a commentTags: garfield, garkov, markov, markov chains, Mathematics, sequence analysis, Statistics

In the latest Garfield Remix Project, we bring you the combination of Garfield with a Markov Chain analysis. Unsurprisingly, the result is generally about as well-written as the original strip.

## How To Make Polyhedral Maps

June 5, 2008 at 2:42 am | Posted in Cartography, Mathematics | Leave a commentTags: buckminster fuller, Cartography, dymaxion, geography, maps, math, Mathematics, topology

The question of how to map a globe with minimal distortion is an interesting one, with many possibilities. One especially elegant solution is the Dymaxion Map, proposed by Buckminster Fuller.

## Monoids: What They Are

April 29, 2008 at 8:43 am | Posted in Mathematics | Leave a commentTags: computer science, logic, math, Mathematics, monoids

Curious about monoids? Learn more here!

## “Calculus Via O Notation” By Donald Knuth

April 15, 2008 at 4:46 am | Posted in Education, Mathematics, Reference | Leave a commentTags: big o, calculus, computer science, donald knuth, Education, math, Mathematics, maths, o notation, Reference

The legendary computer science guru writes, in 1998, that “if I had the opportunity to deviate from the existing textbooks, I would certainly make major changes by emphasizing several notational improvements that advanced mathematicians have been using for more than a hundred years.“

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