Sunday’s Scripture ~ Matthew 13:1-8, 18-23

I took Algebra in the 9th grade. I was excited – I excelled at solving for *X*. One beautiful day my Algebra teacher said we were going to start working on parabolas. 408 more words

Sunday’s Scripture ~ Matthew 13:1-8, 18-23

I took Algebra in the 9th grade. I was excited – I excelled at solving for *X*. One beautiful day my Algebra teacher said we were going to start working on parabolas. 408 more words

“Just 39 light years?” Why it must be just around the corner. Gliese 1132b: Astronomers find a super-Earth that may have a watery atmosphere, just 39 light-years away – LA Times… 87 more words

March 14th is Pi Day (3.14) and it is also Einstein’s birthday. In celebration of Pi I give you this… (And yes, I know what day it is, this is posted a day early so I can forward it to select folks.) … 173 more words

Recently a SaskParty Cabinet Minister – a really, really lovely person who I truly like – said to me, “You know, you could write something nice once in a while.” 1,865 more words

As one of the commenters on the story said, no one expects Progressives to be good at math. $1.9 billion error adds to California deficit projection… 119 more words

Two high-profile Calgary politicians have become embroiled in a heated social media spat with Conservative MP Michelle Rempel accusing Mayor Naheed Nenshi of making a sexist remark. 363 more words

Benoit Mandelbrot was a mathematician by training. He published papers on economics and finance, on turbulence in jet engines (and other environments) and on information technology. 430 more words