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Plus Advent Calendar Door #7: What is a black hole? With Pau Figueras
What is a black hole? In this interview, which took place in November 2015, Pau Figueras, then Stephen Hawking Advanced Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Cambridge, explained what black holes are, physically, how...
Rachel  7 Dec 2017  09:52  0 comments

Does infinity exist?
... 'does infinity exist?' (see http://www.extremefinitism.com/blog/doesinfinityexistthedefinitivea... ). This website takes a ...
Marianne  25 Jul 2018  13:46  41 comments

What is the Mandelbrot set?
... = 26 2 + 1 = BIG x 6 = BIGGER x 7 = REALLY BIG, and we see that points in this orbit get bigger and ...
Marianne  26 Jul 2018  10:50  1 comment

New designs from Africa
... 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 L(2, n ) 1 ...
plusadmin  25 Jul 2018  22:47  0 comments

Editorial
... tested on: Windows  Internet Explorer 6 and Netscape 7 Macintosh  Internet Explorer 5, Safari 1.0 and Netscape 7 Linux  ...
plusadmin  27 Jul 2018  01:52

Sine language
... The first minute or so of Sine Language introduces 7 differently pitched sine waves one by one, starting low and ending high. These 7 tones — which comprise the first half of the piece — are tuned to perfect ...
plusadmin  26 Jul 2018  22:52  1 comment

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

Browse with Plus — Math Encounters
... We came across the excellent Math Encounters Blog through their post Dimensional Analysis and Olympic Rowing , a ...
Rachel  13 May 2011  14:21  0 comments

Going for gold in London
... has the most bronze medals (18), but fewest gold medals (7). Each country has at least 6 medals of each type. Italy has 27 ... ans Japan: Gold:9,silver:6,bronze:10 France: Gold:7,silver:16,bronze:18 Italy: Gold: 8,silver: 9,bronze:10 2nd ans: ...
Marianne  26 Jul 2018  04:48  2 comments

Winning at Wimbledon solution
... 6 (semifinal): 4 players playing 4/2 = 2 matches; Round 7 (final): 2 players playing 2/2 = 1 matches; Therefore the men's and women's champions each play 7 matches, one for each round. And in total there were 64 + 32 + 16 + 8 ...
plusadmin  26 Jul 2018  16:51  0 comments