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Tag Archives: mathematics
Multiplication table of shapes
I congratulate TaiDanae Bradley for her excellent mathematics blog. In this blogpost she has a wonderful drawing about the multiplication of shapes. “Given any two shapes X and Y, their product X×Y is the shape whose vertical cross sections look … Continue reading
Posted in geometry, mathematics
Tagged Geometry, mathematics
Geometrical versus Topological
NYC geographical map shown below is an example of geometrical representation. The distances between the boroughs of NYC are proportional to the actual distances. NYC subway diagram shown below is an example of topological representation. On this topological map the distances between the boroughs … Continue reading
Posted in mathematics
Tagged Geometry, graph theory, mathematics, topology
AlBiruni
image credit I feel so ashamed for not knowing much about alBiruni – the polymath who lived in the 11’th century. His name was brought to my attention by a newspaper article announcing the establishment of a new private university … Continue reading
Posted in geometry, geophysics, history, inspiration, linguistics, mathematics, philosophy, physics, Turkish
Tagged alBiruni, Indology, mathematics, physics, polymath
Maryam Mirzakhani: the first woman to win a Fields Medal
Image credit Maryam Mirzakhani — a 37yearold mathematics professor at Stanford University — was awarded a Fields Medal. She is the first woman to win a Fields Medal – the most prestigious prize in mathematics. The Fields Medal is awarded every four … Continue reading
Posted in mathematics
Tagged hyperbolic surfaces, Iranian mathematicians, mathematics
A selection of resources on mathematics, physics and philosophy
In my previous post I mentioned the existence of a “collective mechanism” that pays attention to improvements/innovations in individual expressions. I try to do my part and bring the reader’s attention to excellent educational resources on math, physics and philosophy. I … Continue reading
Posted in mathematics, philosophy, physics
Tagged Education, encyclopedia, mathematics, philosophy, physics, resources, tutorials
Save these physics tutorials (1)
There is redundancy in the mathematical description of physical reality. The redundancy has been increasing exponentially since the beginning of the 20’th century. We have different theories to describe the microscopic and macroscopic phenomena, for example. I am not talking … Continue reading
Posted in physics, tutorial
Tagged Education, Mathematical notation, mathematics, Physical law
Zero
Symbols for zero appeared in many cultures Before Common Era (BCE). The philosophical conception of zero, however, is usually attributed to the Indian philosophy. The evidence is in the Sanskrit language. The Sanskrit word “shunya” meaning “emptiness” or “void” was … Continue reading
Posted in history, mathematics, philosophy
Tagged Indian philosophy, MarcAlain Ouaknin, mathematics, Sanskrit
Super Modeler Function
Data modeling capabilities of this function is limitless. X is a continous variable. S, R, T are constants. By changing the constants see how the Super Modeler Function is behaving. In the graphs below the horizontal axis is the X … Continue reading
Posted in mathematics
Tagged mathematics, physics