A Better Depiction Of Relativity

September 5, 2009 at 5:58 am | Posted in Mathematics, Physics | Leave a comment
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Ahem.

(E•c)^2 = (E•v)^2 + (m•c^3)^2

I hope that clears things up.

“Dangerous Knowledge”

September 5, 2009 at 5:30 am | Posted in History, Mathematics, Physics, Science | Leave a comment
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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 comment
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Experiments in myriahedral projection.

Apophysis

January 13, 2009 at 1:12 am | Posted in Eye Candy, Gratis, Mathematics, Software | Leave a comment
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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 comment
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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 comment
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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 comment
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Tigers & Serpents & Owls & Tigers & Serpent & Owls…

The Password Chart

July 29, 2008 at 7:57 am | Posted in Mathematics, Webware | Leave a comment
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If you’re worried about coming up with secure passwords, use this helpful chart to add a layer of obfuscation to the process.

Three Beautiful Quicksorts

July 13, 2008 at 11:05 am | Posted in Mathematics, Software | Leave a comment
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What is the most beautiful code you’ve ever written?

Garkov

June 12, 2008 at 4:22 am | Posted in Mashup/Remix, Mathematics, Statistics | Leave a comment
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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 comment
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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.

Logólogos

May 27, 2008 at 12:56 am | Posted in Advertising, Design, Humor, Mashup/Remix, Mathematics | Leave a comment
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Corporate logos hilariously broken down into mathematical equations.

Monoids: What They Are

April 29, 2008 at 8:43 am | Posted in Mathematics | Leave a comment
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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 comment
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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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