Monthly Archives: September 2012

Mental Arithmetic: Squaring Near 50

What is 47²? The answer is 2209, and if you didn’t know that almost immediately, by the end of this post and with a modicum of practice I think you’ll be able to perform that calculation and others like it … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ever Since Darwin

Ever Since Darwin: Reflections in Natural History by Stephen Jay Gould I’ve been reviewing Isaac Asimov’s F&SF science essay collections for a while, and for a change of pace (and because I recently really enjoyed Full House) I’m giving the science … Continue reading

Posted in Biology, Reviews, Science (general)

Fall 2012 term

This term I’m taking Computational Physics Classical Mechanics Special and General Relativity Electromagnetic Theory II E+M2 being the second half of Griffith’s Introduction to Electrodynamics. Pretty much no fluff this term, since the latter three each form a pillar of modern physics … Continue reading

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