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Monthly Archives: November 2010
Spacetime is Curved
“General relativity can be summed up in two statements: Spacetime is a curved pseudoRiemannian manifold with a metric of signature . The relationship between matter and the curvature of spacetime is contained in the equation.” —Sean Carroll There you have … Continue reading
Maybe Calculus Isn’t Bullsh*t
I may have to take back what I wrote earlier. I need to find out more about the RadonNikodym concept of a derivative.
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Weather
Predict the weather for the coming week by looking at the whole continent. If the jetstream is above you, you’ll get warm Mexican air. If the jetstream is below you, you’ll get cool Canadian air. (Works if you live in … Continue reading
The good Christian should beware of mathematicians and all those who make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that mathematicians have made a covenant with the devil to darken the spirit and confine man in the bonds of Hell. St … Continue reading
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This new Andrew Bird jam makes me excited about Andrew Bird again. (It’s not his fault that I and people around me overplayed Dark Matter to its grave.) Hot Math by Andrew Bird
In a space of high dimensionality, most of the volume of a cube is concentrated in the large number of corners, which … become very long ‘spikes’! (Reason being: The ratio of the distance from the centre of a Ddimensional … Continue reading
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The best determinant of someone’s level of happiness is how often they eat meals with friends and family.
Would You Be Happier If You Were Richer?
6dimensional Sphere
Of course a 3dimensional thing is bigger than a 2dimensional thing. Just like a beach ball is bigger than a circle cut from paper. And it’s equally obvious that a 4dimensional thing would be bigger than a 3dimensional thing. Or … Continue reading
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