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What is general relativity?
... things most of us rely on every day, such as the GPS features in our smartphones and the Satnav devices in our cars. The theory ...
Marianne  26 Jul 2018  01:47  12 comments

From planets to universes (part II)
... governing our cosmic path. There are several features our Universe must possess in order to evolve from an amorphous dense ...
Marianne  25 Jul 2018  13:46  0 comments

Cars in the next lane really do go faster
... Read more The website www.anthropicprinciple.com features articles on observation selection effects and some puzzling ...
plusadmin  25 Jul 2018  22:47  0 comments

101 uses of a quadratic equation: Part II
... that there were numbers and which depend on such features as the length of the pendulum, air resistance and the strength of the ...
plusadmin  26 Jul 2018  04:48  19 comments

Roger Penrose: A Knight on the tiles
... realisation." As Penrose says, one of the interesting features of the tiling problem is that it is noncomputable. "It is possible to ...
plusadmin  25 Jul 2018  19:46  2 comments

The golden ratio and aesthetics
... top models, Linney and his colleagues found that the facial features of the models were just as varied as those in the rest of the ...
plusadmin  25 Jul 2018  22:47  13 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  25 Jul 2018  19:46  7 comments

Symmetry rules
... colleagues measured symmetry on different facial and body features in about a thousand students. When they correlated these data with ...
plusadmin  26 Jul 2018  10:50  5 comments

Model behaviour
... has started with the simplest possible case that captures features of the problem. Then, as she began to understand the dynamics of the ...
plusadmin  26 Jul 2018  01:47  0 comments

What computers can't do
... the arrangement of leaves on a plant. One of the features of this subject which had been known since Kepler's time was the ...
plusadmin  25 Jul 2018  13:46  3 comments