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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

Professor Stewart's Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries - Ian Stewart

As a somewhat lapsed mathematician, I enjoy reading popular mathematics books. This series by Ian Stewart is a particular gem: a miscellany of mathematical facts connected by a parody of Sherlock Holmes. 86 more words

Book Reviews

Calculating the Cosmos: How Mathematics Unveils the Universe

Calculating the Cosmos: How Mathematics Unveils the Universe by Ian Stewart

Synopsis: In Calculating the Cosmos, Ian Stewart presents an exhilarating guide to the cosmos, from our solar system to the entire universe. 262 more words

Astronomy & Space

Classic Rock Almanac December 12, 2016

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Today’s Question: Today (December 12th) is the 73rd birthday of former Allman Brothers Band guitarist Dickey Betts.

The first album Betts recorded as a bandleader was 1977’s Dickey Betts and Great Southern. 495 more words

Features

Dec. 8 Michigan high school results, stats

Recaps of games from across the state:

Boys basketball

Ann Arbor Pioneer 76, Taylor Kennedy 42: Deric Murray scored 30 points and grabbed seven rebounds for Pioneer (2-0). 645 more words

News

Review: What Does a Martian Look Like? by Jack Cohen and Ian Stewart

Creatures… that are born pregnant; with twenty different sexes; that eat their own children; that can survive without water for a quarter of a billion years.

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