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17 Math Equations that Changed the World

How many do you know?

via Ian Stewart

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Editor’s Note:

I have a bit of math background in algebra, geometry and trigonometry as well as integral and differential calculus, and parametric and non-parametric statistics.  168 more words

Research & Development

Would Aliens Understand Maths?

Interview with Professor Ian Stewart for the Naked Scientists – listen here.

Ian – It’s a more difficult question than most people tend to think because we’ve been brought up with this idea as maths as the kind of universal truth. 1,082 more words

Tomrocksmaths

The Science Of Discworld

The Science Of Discworld by Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen

Synopsis: When a wizardly experiment goes adrift, the wizards of Unseen University find themselves with a pocket universe on their hands: Roundworld, where neither magic nor common sense seems to stand a chance against logic. 280 more words

Fiction

Thursday 23rd February 2017

Papers Reviewed: The Sun, The Guardian, The Daily Mail, The Times

The Sun

Topic of article: Crime

Headline: Did he kill 1st wife too?

Author(s): 785 more words

Tuesday, Feb. 14 Michigan high school basketball results

Boys basketball

Belleville 69, Romulus 66: Davion Williams had 21 points and five assists, while Gabe Brown added 18 points and eight rebounds for Belleville (14-2, 8-1 WWAC Blue). 890 more words

News

From Here to Infinity

From Here to Infinity by Ian Stewart

Synopsis: In this retitled and revised edition of The Problems of Mathematics, renowned mathematician Ian Stewart gives math buffs and non-technical readers–as well as students of the subject–the perfect guide to today’s mathematics. 229 more words

Mathematics

Salford continues to send condolences to Paris

A week on from the tragedy in Paris the people of Salford have continued to pay their respects to the 130 victims and their families. 177 more words

News