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News from the world of maths: On thin ice

Friday, May 22, 2009

After a gruelling 73 days each dragging 110kg of equipment in temperatures 40 degrees below zero, polar explorers Pen Hadow, Ann Daniels and Martin Hartley are now safely home in the UK spring sunshine. The aim of their expedition was to produce a comprehensive set of sea ice and snow thickness data in the Arctic, and despite technical problems, their data has already produced some surprising results.

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posted by Plus @ 8:17 AM

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At 1:05 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

To be more precise megawatt is a unit energy per unit time so that it is a power. It would have been more correct to say megajoules.
Anyway thanks for the post, simple and interesting model.

 
At 8:05 AM, Blogger GCSE.com said...

Nice article - but please change "degrees kelvin" into "K" on its own - only in the USA do they use "deg K".

 

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