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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 ... 12 gallons. About the author Benjamin Wardhaugh is a writer and historian, based in Oxford. His research is mainly ...

    alex - 23 Apr 2015 - 10:58 - 0 comments

  2. Walk, trot, gallop

    ... elegance, and precision. But the training builds on innate features of horses, which are remarkably versatile, even in the wild. In ... patterns, and those patterns have striking mathematical features. At slow speeds, horses walk. Here the legs hit the ground at regular ...

    Marianne - 30 Jun 2016 - 13:58 - 0 comments

  3. Climate modelling made easy

    ... , published by Oxford University Press, with C. Sangwin and features in the book 50 Visions of Mathematics ed. Sam Parc. ...

    Marianne - 29 Jul 2016 - 17:12 - 4 comments

  4. 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

  5. Eight great reasons to do maths

    ... , published by Oxford University Press, with C. Sangwin and features in the book 50 Visions of Mathematics ed. Sam Parc. ...

    Marianne - 23 Jun 2016 - 08:26 - 1 comment

  6. Natural born mathematicians

    ... can change what the things are and vary lots of the visual features of these two things, so it's not that you're showing them the same ...

    plusadmin - 4 May 2016 - 15:33 - 0 comments

  7. And the Nobel Prize in Mathematics goes to...

    ... The DMP model incorporates several components describing features such as wage negotiation, the decision of companies to create new ... overall flow of the labour market. As an example of how features like these can be captured mathematically, think of the labour market ...

    Marianne - 21 Apr 2016 - 10:54 - 0 comments

  8. Chaos, chance and money

    ... But what exactly is chaos? One of its features is that tiny changes to the starting conditions can result in wildly ...

    plusadmin - 13 Feb 2016 - 15:41 - 0 comments

  9. Perfect buildings: the maths of modern architecture

    ... the shapes of the structures to be built, the physical features that have to be understood and, as the language of computers, forms ... its power. The models allow you to play around with certain features of a building without having to re-calculate all the other features ...

    plusadmin - 23 Apr 2015 - 10:22 - 3 comments

  10. Did chaos cause mayhem in Jurassic Park?

    ... sensitivity to initial conditions , is one of the defining features of chaos, and it is what Dr. Malcolm was attempting to illustrate with ...

    Marianne - 12 Feb 2016 - 17:02 - 7 comments