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In addition to the Global Guidelines, these rules also apply to posts in the lounge. Overly Speculative Posts It...
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A lot of people are new to PF and General Discussion. We have some very creative people here and I think some of the...
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I've always imagined that some mathematician or logician was looking for a cool way to write these quantifiers, and...
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this is the music from the trailer of the new Cosmos series : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQ56hXx264g love it...
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As the topic says! Anyone read a good books lately that were related to physics/mathematics? I'm thinking history...
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Hi everyone, This is something that's been bothering me for a while, and I realize this isn't a self-help forum,...
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If you could describe mathematics / physics in one sentence that covers Archemedes through to Einstein, what would you...
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As I reflect back on my four awkward years of high school I still cringe at all the awkward times I had to turn down a...
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A fantastic Nova documentary. It is 2 hours long. It may be on YouTube in shorter segments. ...
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I wanted to add to a previous thread regarding the placement of commas every third digit in our decimal system. ...
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Honestly, garbage such as this should not be associated with Scientific American. This is probably a blog article...
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Hey. So it's 2 months since my last university exam, and that curriculum is already starting to become a bit shady in...
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I move that there is no life after love. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Uu3kCEEc98 The question is that the motion...
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I think most people will say Edward Witten or some nobel laureate ...Objectively who's the Einstein of 2013?Who made...
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the formula for the surface area of a sphere is SA = 4 (pi) r2, with pi = 22/7 and r = radius of the sphere. for...
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Hello everyone, My first post, will be asking a of some travelling advise. I want to spend a week in some...
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Dear Calculus, I don't want to do differentiation I don't want to do integration I want to be multicultural
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I suppose most of you guys here were nerds when you were young. So how had you enjoyed your school time? Were you all...
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.. drinking like a normal person?
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(or tell me whatever your opinion is) I am in my second summer as a graduate student and have reached a point where...
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Hello guys: A very known fact we live is that mathematics is not falsifiable. There hasn't been a day in history...
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We can distinguish between present "read" and past "read" in their pronunciation. I wonder how a computer knows the...
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I have a habit of playing with things while studying. Keeping hands active helps me think. Mostly spinning pens and...
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I'm posting this here because it's neither fully statistics or biology, and I have no technical knowledge of...
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I wanted to start a poll for this thread, but couldn't figure out how to do it. However, I was curious as to what...
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I was just wondering, is it possible? It's regarding a debate on whether mathematics is an invention or discovery.
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Afternoon all, just a general question I'd like to ask and I'm interested in your responses. Look how far technology...
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