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Born from broken symmetry
... By Marianne Freiberger 10/10/2008 The 2008 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to three men whose work has ...
plusadmin  27 Jul 2018  07:53  0 comments

Measure for measure
... make it. "Your eyes can deceive you, Luke..."[ 7 ] It might help at this point if we look at a simpler example where we ... various TV and movie incarnations (1966date) [7] ObiWan Kenobi (Alec Guinness) in Star Wars (1977) [8] From a ...
plusadmin  25 Jul 2018  19:46  2 comments

Tsunami
... collection of footage of the tsunami from Jordan Golson's blog .) How does the ocean respond? To understand the ...
plusadmin  26 Jul 2018  01:47  0 comments

The Plus sports page: El Niño and the Ashes
By Marc West 07/07/2009 As we have shown on Plus a number of times, cricket ... Reading, linking cricket success with the weather. We only blog about our maths/cricket geekiness, but these guys have research funding! ...
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Humans, machines, and the future of work
... 1983. Figure reproduced from a chart on Andrew Mc Afee's blog . But it turns out this isn't the case. Since the 1980s we have ... Manufacturing employment and output in China, 1990  2008. Figure reproduced from chart shown on Digital Community . ...
Marianne  1 Dec 2016  12:07  11 comments

Solution to Puzzle No. 7
May 1999 For the question see Puzzle No 7  The Great Weights Puzzle in issue 7. A solution in 4 moves? When presented with this problem, many ...
plusadmin  18 Oct 2016  09:33  1 comment

On what day of the week were you born?
... + 30) − 5 = 2978 days between the two dates. Dividing by 7, we get 425 weeks with 3 days left over. Since 25 May 1961 is a Thursday, it ... numbers, and to find the remainder after dividing by 7. Each calculation requires only one of the day, month or year components ...
plusadmin  27 Jul 2018  01:52  22 comments

Finding the nine...
... by 9. You might try, for example, the number 923,156,784. But this number doesn't work — the first three digit number, 923, is ... No it's not. It fails at 7th Permalink Submitted by Anonymous on May 5, 2011 ...
Rachel  18 Mar 2015  18:23  42 comments

Euler's polyhedron formula
... , in whose writings they first appeared. Figure 7: The Platonic solids. From left to right we have the tetrahedon with four ... 8 12 6 2 (b) 8 13 7 2 (c) 8 14 8 2 (d) 8 15 ...
plusadmin  26 Jul 2018  13:51  68 comments

Sundaram's Sieve
... steps apart, and which starts with the number 4: 4, 7, 10, 13, 16, 19, 22, 25, ... Next up is the sequence starting with the number 7 and with successive numbers exactly 5 steps apart: 7, 12, 17, 22, 27, ...
plusadmin  26 Jul 2018  22:52  2 comments