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Ice Crystals at Sunset

My flight was mostly over clouds, and mostly during a perpetual sunset, so I did very little airplane geomorphology. Instead, I spent hours mesmerized by the stretching and bending of light by the atmosphere (with a brilliantly red sunset) and … Continue reading

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While reading thesis-writing advice, I came across a gem: Engineers invent; scientists discover. The preface of J.F. James’ A Student’s Guide to Fourier Transforms suggests where mathematics fits in the process: It is a matter of philosophical disputation whether mathematics … Continue reading

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Knitting & Mathematics!

Making Mathematics with Needlework is a book that uses knitting to illustrate mathematical principals. I haven’t gotten my paws on it yet, but you know I want to.

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