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Seventeen Equations that Changed the World

By Ian Stewart

Other title: In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World

Synopsis:¬†From Newton’s Law of Gravity to the Black-Scholes model used by bankers to predict the markets, equations, are everywhere – and they are fundamental to everyday life. 168 more words


Colonial Downs threatens to close without approved contract

NEW KENT, Va. (WAVY) – Colonial Downs said¬†Saturday it plans to close the New Kent racetrack in less than a month unless the state’s racing commission will approve a contract with a new horseman’s group. 278 more words

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Queensland Police Service still strong after 150 years


Hundreds gathered at The Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Cleveland this afternoon for National Police Remembrance Day.

Police Commissioner Ian Stewart attended the event in honour of the police officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty. 113 more words


Ian Stewart Quote.

Stewart, I. (2006). Letters to a young mathematician. New York: Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group.