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Navier biography

<b>Claude-Louis Navier</b>'s father was a lawyer who was a member of the National Assembly in Paris during the time of the French Revolution. However …

Engineering

#funfriday with some asymptotic humor! #graphjokes 😂😋 https://t.co/b0N9FSjhi8

The Unforgiving Math That Stops Epidemics

If you didn't get a flu shot, you are endangering more than just your own health. Calculations of herd immunity against common diseases don't make …

Public Health

The Romance of Fermat’s Last Theorem

The story is familiar in the math community and frequently referenced in pop culture: when mathematician Pierre de Fermat died, he left behind him a …

Cédric Villani: «La programmation est - presque - la seule discipline où l’enfant réalise son auto-correction

Médaillé FIELDS en 2010, directeur de l’Institut Henri Poincaré, Cédric Villani, mathématicien de renom, arpente, quand il n’est pas dans une …

Les données en question

Au cœur de la connaissance et de l'information, les données ont peu à peu pris une importance qui nous dépasse. Mais qu'entend-on exactement par …

To Live Your Best Life, Do Mathematics

The ancient Greeks argued that the best life was filled with beauty, truth, justice, play and love. The mathematician Francis Su knows just where to …

Mathematics

Differential equations: three views

The most common view of differential equations may be sheer terror, but those who get past terror may have one of the following perspectives.<p><b>Naive</b> …

Twitter / Account Suspended

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Mind-Bending Sculptures Come Alive Thanks to Math

About a year ago, we brought you an enchanting video featuring 3D-printed sculptures dubbed Blooms that seemed to come to life before your eyes. …

Mathematical Model Reveals the Patterns of How Innovations Arise - MIT Technology Review

Innovation is one of the driving forces in our world. The constant creation of new ideas and their transformation into technologies and products …

Mathematics

Images des mathématiques

Une deuxième édition du Forum des Mathématiques Vivantes est annoncée en 2017, les 18 et 19 mars, à la fin de la Semaine des mathématiques. Les sites …

Building Trees for Biologists

Mathematicians Create Entirely New Dive with 5 Twists and 1.5 Somersaults - MIT Technology Review

The Olympic sport of diving combines athleticism and agility with power, grace, and precision. Dives are judged according to the takeoff, flight, and …

Scuba Diving

A Few of My Favorite Spaces: Borromean Rings

This picture is a beautiful lie. It depicts three identical perfect circles: red, green, and blue. Red over green, green over blue, blue over red. …

22 - Effet de moiré

Like Laplace, only more so

The Laplace distribution is pointy in the middle and fat in the tails relative to the normal distribution.This post is about a probability …

Habits of highly mathematical people

The most common question students have about mathematics is “when will I ever use this?” Many math teachers would probably struggle to give a …

The Math Behind Diving Can Be as Beautiful as Diving Itself

The mathematics of the twisting somersault. View referenced paper for details.<p>The Olympic sport of springboard and platform diving involves …

En vidéo : La flotabilité des bateaux

<b>Petit retour en images sur la bonne vieille poussée d’Archimède.</b><p>Quels sont les paramètres les plus importants pour la stabilité d’un bateau ?<p>Ces …

Quand l’amertume de la bière devient formule mathématique…

Formule pour l'indice IBU (Source: Wikipédia)<p>Parce que dans la vie, tout se calcule, les brasseurs utilisent une formule mathématique permettant de …

How Vector Space Mathematics Helps Machines Spot Sarcasm - MIT Technology Review

Back in 1970, the social activist Irina Dunn scribbled a slogan on the back of a toilet cubicle door at the University of Sydney. It said: “A woman …

Machine Learning

What Math Looks Like in the Mind

In a surprise to scientists, it appears blind people process numbers by tapping into a part of their brains that’s reserved for images in sighted individuals.<p>Humans are born to do math, and they have the brain infrastructure to prove it—including a cluster of specialized nerve cells for processing …

Mathematical Molecular Bioscience and Biophysics

How effectively does a potential drug bind to its target biomolecule? Mathematics has the answer! The SIAM Conference on the Life Sciences (LS16), …

Machine Learning

mayahan: Photos Of Geometrical...

This #FunFriday joke is pretty punny. Absolute value's can't be negative! #CenterofMath https://t.co/GUh44pqtV2