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Miss USA 2011 — Should Math Be Taught In Schools?
THIS IS SO SAD !!! Watch the original Miss USA evolution video
Math/Physics: 16yearold’s equations set off buzz over 325yearold physics puzzler
Sixteenyearold Shouryya Ray, a student from Dresden who was born in Calcutta, submitted a paper proposing analytical solutions to two problems in particle dynamics. A research paper that claims to fill in a gap in Isaac Newton’s … Continue reading
Should the Nobel prize in economics be abolished?
“The standard joke is if you take two economists, you get three points of view. It’s not like physics, where you can test things and then everyone can agree at the end of the test” Economics is the only … Continue reading
The Mandelbrot set (The MSet) — Part One
Mandelbrot set: Definition http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandelbrot_set http://mathworld.wolfram.com/MandelbrotSet.html The Mandelbrot Set (Part 1) The Mandelbrot Set (Part 2) The Mandelbrot Set (Part 3) The Mandelbrot Set (Part 4) final
Charles Proteus Steinmetz – Scientist & Mathematician
“There are no foolish questions and no man becomes a fool until he has stopped asking questions”. — Charles Proteus Steinmetz Quoted in Frank Crane, American Magazine (May 1927), 41. In John J. B. Morgan and T. Webb Ewing, Making … Continue reading
Interesting Num3er between Any Two Consecutive Squares
Let N be a natural number between two consecutive square numbers, x^2 and (x + 1)^2 The smaller square is obtained by subtracting k from N, and the larger one is obtained by … Continue reading
A Joke for Atheist Mathematicians
… therefore? Etymology of Universe: 1580s, “the whole world, cosmos,” from O.Fr. univers (12c.), from L. universum “the universe,” noun use of neut. of adj. universus “all together,” lit. “turned into one,” from unus “one” (see one) + … Continue reading
John Franks: What Mathematicians Actually Do
John M. Franks, professor and chair of the department of mathematics in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences at Northwestern University, has been named the Henry S. Noyes Professor in Mathematics. Franks is an internationally recognized expert in dynamical … Continue reading
Interesting Properties for Num3ers between 90 & 100
Here’s a method for multiplying two numbers between 90 and 100: Take, for example, 94 & 97 Add the two numbers, subtract 100 from the sum: 94 + 97 – 100 = 91 Then write … Continue reading
Brain Teasers – Part Two
Here’s my collection of Mensa, Mensalike and IQ questions. Have fun! #1 What is the next number in the series? What is X? 4, 6, 12, 18, 30, 42, 60, X #2 Draw a clock … Continue reading