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  1. Learning arithmetic in Georgian England

    By  Benjamin Wardhaugh On 22 August 1704 James Stenning sat down in Ockley, ... about everyday mathematics in Georgian England see Benjamin Wardhaugh's Poor Robin's Prophecies: A curious Almanac, and the everyday ... gallons. About the author Benjamin Wardhaugh is a writer and historian, based in Oxford. His research is mainly ...

    alex - 26 Jul 2018 - 04:48 - 0 comments

  2. Music and Euclid's algorithm

    By  Benjamin Wardhaugh September 2006 Gottfried von Leibniz ... Music About the author Benjamin Wardhaugh studied in Cambridge and London, receiving a BA in mathematics and an ...

    plusadmin - 26 Jul 2018 - 10:50 - 7 comments

  3. Constructive mathematics

    ... mathematical algorithm, a recipe for determining all of the features of an object. In so doing, you also get existence for free, of ...

    plusadmin - 29 Jul 2018 - 20:05 - 0 comments

  4. Changing the face of science

    ... The face transformer manipulates your facial features so that you look older, younger, like a different ethnic group or even ... example the eyes, mouth, cheek bones etc. Around 160 facial features are identified. These feature points are used to divide the image into ...

    plusadmin - 27 Jul 2018 - 04:53 - 0 comments

  5. How time does PASS

    ... right. We are pleased too that the editorial mix we used ( features , career interviews , puzzle , news and reviews ) has ...

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  6. Looking out for number one

    ... model alphabetic data. See http://plus.maths.org/issue9/features/benford/ regarding numeric data. Using logs with base 27, the ...

    plusadmin - 27 Jul 2018 - 04:53 - 4 comments

  7. What is a black hole – mathematically?

    ... you characterise a black hole so simply, with just a few features, such as mass and size? One of the reasons why black ...

    Rachel - 26 Jul 2018 - 22:52 - 7 comments

  8. Euler's polyhedron formula

    ... it down in words. It turns out that it is described by two features. The first is that Platonic solids have no spikes or dips in them, so ... seven edges: http://plus.maths.org/content/os/issue43/features/kirk/proof but as I could barely follow *that* one, that's all ...

    plusadmin - 26 Jul 2018 - 13:51 - 74 comments

  9. 'Meta math!'

    ... By Gregory Chaitin The current issue of Plus features the article Omega and why maths has no TOEs by the same author, ...

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  10. Career interview: Biomechanical engineer

    ... At the very early stages all embryos have many features in common, but they develop very differently according to their ... contract, stretch, become conical, and so on - to create the features of the developing embryo. "Genes act on the structure of the cell. It ...

    plusadmin - 27 Jul 2018 - 07:53 - 0 comments