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Tag Archives: mathematics
Pi Day 2015
Tomorrow is Pi Day 2015! March 14, 2015, otherwise written as 3/14/15. I wrote about Pi Day last year, but this year is even more special. Not only does the written date go up to five digits, but it’s possible … Continue reading
Posted in Ramblings, Science
Tagged 3.14, 3.141592, 3.141592653, Alex Bellos, Einstein, Happy Pi Day, mathematics, maths, Pi Day, Pi Day 2015, pie, Slate, The Guardian
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Marilyn vos Savant And The Monty Hall Problem
The Monty Hall Problem is a fascinating piece of mathematics and probability. The above video by Numberphile gives a great, indepth, mathematical explanation of how it works, and they also have a few other videos on the problem. For a … Continue reading
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Tagged Marilyn vos Savant, mathematics, maths, Monty Hall Problem, Numberphile, Priceonomics, probability
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Vaccines, Measles, And You
“The first ever vaccine was created when Edward Jenner, an English physician and scientist, successfully injected small amounts of a cowpox virus into a young boy to protect him from the related (and deadly) smallpox virus. But how does this … Continue reading
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Tagged America, antivax, antivaxxer, babies, BuzzFeed, California Science Center, cancer, Chad Hayes, children, Disneyland, Edward Jenner, gif, health, herd immunity, Kelwalin Dhanasarnsombut, kids, mathematics, measles, MMR, Mother Jones, nature, Night of the Living Dead, Paul Erdös, percolation threshold, smallpox, TEDEd, The Guardian, The Incidental Economist, The Nib, The Wall Street Journal, United States, vaccination, vaccine, vaccines, worldwide
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The Beauty Of Mathematics (Plus Cake)
You can create some incredibly beautiful images using mathematics. Over at The Guardian, they have a collection of images taken from the book “50 Visions of Mathematics“. These range from fractal images (which are always beautiful), to 3Dprinted items, to experiments, … Continue reading
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Tagged 3D, 3D printing, 50 Visions of Mathematics, beautiful, beauty, cake, crochet, experiments, fractal, map, mathematics, om nom nom, Pythagoras's Theorem, The beauty of Mathematics, The Guardian
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The Mathematics Of Murder
Should a robot sacrifice your life to save two? “It happens quickly—more quickly than you, being human, can fully process. A front tire blows, and your autonomous SUV swerves. But rather than veering left, into the opposing lane of traffic, … Continue reading
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Tagged autonomous car, car, crash, Erik Sofge, ethics, humans, Isaac Asimov, killing, legal, mathematics, murder, PopSci, robot, robotic car, robotics, the greater good, The Mathematics of Murder, Three Laws of Robotics, Trolley Problem, Zero Moment
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2048: Strategy, Maths, & Iron
Steve Mould and James Grime give you the rundown of 2048. They explain how to play the game, provide you with a few hints and tips on how to beat it, as well as provide you with a wealth of … Continue reading
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Tagged 2048, 4096, Decay, Fe[26], fusion, Iron, James Grime, math, mathematics, Steve Mould, strategy
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