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Finding the Shape of the Surface of Water Rotating in a Bucket
Finding the Shape of the Surface of Water Rotating in a Bucket
A Simple Application of the Basics of Newtonian Physics in Accelerated Reference Frames
Marco Tavora Ph.D.
Dec 3
An Unorthodox Lecture on Electric Currents
An Unorthodox Lecture on Electric Currents
An introduction to the concept of an electrical current
Giovanni Organtini
Dec 2
The Beautiful and Mysterious Properties of Infinity
The Beautiful and Mysterious Properties of Infinity
A simple introduction to infinity
nhw (maths PhD)
Dec 2
Hashing with Neural Network weights
Hashing with Neural Network weights
Here we propose a method for hashing strings based on the weights of an Artificial Neural Network trained on them
Manuel Capel
Dec 1
The Genius of Isaac Newton
The Genius of Isaac Newton
A Modern Derivation of Newton’s Revolutionary Proof of the Inverse-Square Law
Marco Tavora Ph.D.
Dec 1
Cubic Polynomials — Managing the Architecture to Calculate Roots
Cubic Polynomials — Managing the Architecture to Calculate Roots
Rotating cubic roots into quadratic segments where the math is easier!
Greg Oliver
Nov 30
Determining the Shape of a Hanging Cable Using Basic Calculus
Determining the Shape of a Hanging Cable Using Basic Calculus
How to Derive the Equation of the Catenary
Marco Tavora Ph.D.
Nov 28
Proving ∫xᵐ dx Using a Riemann Sum
Proving ∫xᵐ dx Using a Riemann Sum
The Connection between Riemann Sums and Riemann Zeta Function
nhw (maths PhD)
Nov 27
Biographies
The Mozart of Mathematics — Niels Henrik Abel
The Mozart of Mathematics — Niels Henrik Abel
“Although Abel shared with many mathematicians a complete lack of musical talent, I will not sound absurd if I compare his kind of…
Jørgen Veisdal
Sep 3
Kurt Gödel’s Brilliant Madness
Kurt Gödel’s Brilliant Madness
“Modern math’s absolute Prince of Darkness” — David Foster Wallace
Jørgen Veisdal
Jun 12
The Anarchist Abstractionist — Who was Alexander Grothendieck?
The Anarchist Abstractionist — Who was Alexander Grothendieck?
“The greatest mathematician of the 20th century” -Le Monde (2014)
Jørgen Veisdal
Apr 2
The Absent-Minded Father of Cybernetics, Norbert Wiener
The Absent-Minded Father of Cybernetics, Norbert Wiener
“When we met, was I walking to the faculty club or away from it? I’m wondering, because in the latter case I’ve already had my lunch”
Jørgen Veisdal
Mar 7
The Eccentric and Ingenious Father of the Atomic Bomb, J. Robert Oppenheimer
The Eccentric and Ingenious Father of the Atomic Bomb, J. Robert Oppenheimer
“Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.”
Jørgen Veisdal
Dec 26, 2019
The Unparalleled Genius of John von Neumann
The Unparalleled Genius of John von Neumann
“Most mathematicians prove what they can, von Neumann proves what he wants”
Jørgen Veisdal
Nov 11, 2019
The Mathematical Nomad, Paul Erdős
The Mathematical Nomad, Paul Erdős
“The Man Who Loved Only Numbers”
Jørgen Veisdal
Jul 19, 2019
The Beautiful Life of John Forbes Nash, Jr.
The Beautiful Life of John Forbes Nash, Jr.
“He was so incredibly himself” — Herta Newman
Jørgen Veisdal
Jun 16, 2019
The Nature of Infinity, and Beyond
The Nature of Infinity, and Beyond
An introduction to Georg Cantor’s transfinite paradise
Jørgen Veisdal
Dec 17, 2018
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