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What can science see?
... on the FrancoSwiss border. Since it was switched on in 2008 the LHC has accelerated tiny particles of matter to close to the speed of ...
Marianne  6 Aug 2018  17:13  0 comments

The Plus new writers award 2007
... by an international audience of over 200,000 in the June 2008 issue of Plus . The closing date is March 31st 2008. Besides the fame and glory of seeing your article published in Plus ...
plusadmin  26 Jul 2018  16:51  0 comments

The Plus new writers award 2007
17/01/2008 This is a reminder of the Plus new writers award — you've ... by an international audience of over 200,000 in the June 2008 issue of Plus . The closing date is March 31st 2008. Besides the fame and glory of seeing your article published in Plus ...
plusadmin  26 Jul 2018  16:51  0 comments

Build your own disease
... ensure that the infection eventually dies out? Step 7: The simulations in Steps 1 and 2 are simple models of the spread of the ...
plusadmin  25 Jul 2018  19:46  0 comments

Music and Euclid's algorithm
... it appears in Euclid's Elements as proposition 1 of book 7. It can be useful in all sorts of situations. But what has it got to do with ... fifth= fourth + tone (by 2) = 7 semitones (by 5 and 6) (7) octave = fifth + ...
plusadmin  26 Jul 2018  10:50  7 comments

Something from nothing?
... by itself and 1. The first few primes are 2, 3, 5, and 7. The primes are like building blocks for all the natural numbers, because ...
Marianne  7 Aug 2018  01:09  3 comments

NonEuclidean geometry and Indra's pearls
... the base of the natural logarithm and is roughly equal to 2.718. If the radius is large, then this means that the circumference of a ...
plusadmin  26 Jul 2018  13:51  2 comments

Physical finance
... Laura's current work couldn't be more real — since 2008 we all know what can happen if people get financial predictions wrong. ... "At that stage, it was quite exciting because it was 2008, so the financial markets were collapsing and everybody was saying, ...
Marianne  26 Jul 2018  19:52  2 comments

Mathematical mysteries: Painting the Plane
... no matter how hard you try, and that it can be done with 7 colours. But noone knows whether it's possible to do it with 4, 5 or 6 ... 3 colours can work, and try to find a way of doing it with 7 colours  or find out how here if you get stuck. About the ...
plusadmin  25 Jul 2018  19:46  0 comments

'Impossible?'
June 2008 Impossible? Surprising solutions to ... conundrums Julian Havil hardback — 264 pages (2008) Princeton University Press ISBN10: 0691131317 ISBN13: ...
plusadmin  26 Jul 2018  07:49  0 comments