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Author: D.A. Quinney
Daniel Bernoulli and the making of the fluid equation
Daniel Bernoulli (1700-1782) discovered the relationship between the density of a fluid in a pipe, the speed it is travelling in the pipe and the pressure exerted by the fluid against the walls of the pipe. This is the story of what happened.
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The leaning tower of PISA?
This year's PISA results have caused predictable headline, but do the statistics add up?
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Mathematical man Friday
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