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  1. Arithmetic, bones and counting

    ... 0 through to 9. This is possible because of the positional features of the place value system. The tables can themselves then be assembled ... Install Flash var so = new SWFObject("/issue44/features/sangwin/napier/napier.swf", "/issue44/features/sangwin/napier/napier.swf", "600", "500", 8, "#660000"); ...

    plusadmin - 2 Feb 2017 - 15:42 - 1 comment

  2. Elliptic cryptography

    ... School Phuket, Thailand. He has written news and features articles for the Guardian , Observer and Bangkok Post , and ...

    Marianne - 14 Feb 2017 - 14:25 - 6 comments

  3. Births and deaths in fluid chaos

    ... time, Ouellette and Gollub decided to look for geometric features that characterise the whole flow. They were interested in two sets of ... scenario by a comparatively small number of geometric features. But there's much to do yet: "We haven't been able yet to express our ...

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  4. 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 - 9 Feb 2017 - 11:00 - 12 comments

  5. Chaos in Numberland: The secret life of continued fractions

    ...   ( 25 ) This has some important features. First, check that, because it is a probability distribution, if we ...

    plusadmin - 8 Feb 2017 - 15:40 - 6 comments

  6. Music and Euclid's algorithm

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

    plusadmin - 18 Jun 2010 - 16:09 - 7 comments

  7. 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 - 2 Feb 2017 - 15:40 - 19 comments

  8. 'Meta math!'

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

    plusadmin - 18 Oct 2016 - 09:18 - 0 comments

  9. What's happening and who's listening?

    ... more quantum. To find out more about some basic features of quantum mechanics, see this article. And to find out more about ...

    Marianne - 11 Oct 2016 - 13:43 - 0 comments

  10. No place like home for Martin Rees

    ... look through their telescopes, they see so far that features not visible to us on our familiar earthly scale become apparent. Here ... that the surface of the ocean is smooth - there are lots of features in it but on a large scale we can talk about average properties. And ...

    plusadmin - 17 Oct 2016 - 11:11 - 0 comments