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    Equation = Shape

    I was looking for instructions on how to generate a mental image of such equations.
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    Equation = Shape

    I came across this website: and was excited to see that they had a visual representation of each equation. I am curious however as to how they derived a shape from an equation. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
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    Electromagnetic Field

    An EM Field is described as follows : The electromagnetic field is a physical field produced by electrically charged objects. It affects the behaviour of charged objects in the vicinity of the field. The electromagnetic field extends indefinitely throughout space and describes the...
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    Thought On Gravity

    Allow me to preface the following with an apology if the question I ask sseem a bit off. While reading Coming Of Age In The Milky Way by Timothy Ferris I came across a line in which he states: "Earths gravitational force extends from its center point" My understanding of gravity is that...
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    How Do You Creat A Moving Mental Image From An Equation?

    When you read an equation, how are you able to then take the bits of that equation and translate it into a mental picture that allows you to visualize what the particular equation is describing?
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    Quick question with regards to self-study

    I am curious as to which disciplines of mathematics should I focus on before pursuing my degree in Astrophysics? Quick background on myself: I have spent the last 9 years in the Air Force working as a linguist. I have about 18 months left before my service commitment ends. I am putting...