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1. ### Equation = Shape

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

I came across this website: http://www1-c703.uibk.ac.at/mathematik/project/bildergalerie/gallery.html 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.
3. ### 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...
4. ### 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...
5. ### 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?
6. ### 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...