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Decoding Da Vinci: Finance, functions and art
... criticism of The Da Vinci Code . One of the significant features of mathematicians is their ability to look at things in different ...
Marianne  19 Feb 2018  09:35  0 comments

The philosophy of applied mathematics
... to what are known as Darwinian preadaptations: incidental features of an organism which were not directly selected, but which later ...
Marianne  19 Feb 2018  09:32  30 comments

Light attenuation and exponential laws
... . Chances of Surviving Let's consider some of the features of what we have ended up with so far. We have a mathematical ...
plusadmin  7 Feb 2018  13:01  6 comments

What is dark matter?
... pattern, but a closer look discloses many identifiable features — light from major metropolises, oil wells alight in the Middle ... a billion light years away. These pictures reveal many faint features, streaks and arcs: each is a remote galaxy, several times further away ...
plusadmin  19 Dec 2017  18:27  7 comments

What is dark energy?
... is the magnitude at each point in space and time. The only features of a scalar field are how fast it is changing over time — its ... expansion accelerated. This caused all sorts of observable features. It's the same sort of phenomenon as the current acceleration, and the ...
plusadmin  19 Dec 2017  19:01  6 comments

From bridges to networks
... and complex, but mathematical study has revealed interesting features that can help us understand, protect, or even break them. One such ...
Marianne  12 Dec 2017  15:46  0 comments

Big Data
... — or to segment the data into groups that share common features. Such information is vital in data mining and pattern recognition. ... , published by Oxford University Press, with C. Sangwin, and features in the book 50 Visions of Mathematics ed. Sam Parc. ...
Marianne  12 Dec 2017  14:03  0 comments

Energetic maths
... , published by Oxford University Press, with C. Sangwin and features in the book 50 Visions of Mathematics ed. Sam Parc. ...
Rachel  12 Dec 2017  16:41  0 comments

Plus Advent Calendar Door #9: Complex power with Chris Budd
... , published by Oxford University Press, with C. Sangwin and features in the book 50 Visions of Mathematics ed. Sam Parc. ...
Rachel  9 Dec 2017  13:25  0 comments

Fourier transforms of images
... This is because there are many horizontal or vertical features and symmetries in the world around us – walls, table tops, even ...
Rachel  30 Nov 2017  12:48  5 comments