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How European sailors learned celestial navigation | Aeon Essays
In 1673, in a North Sea skirmish that killed nearly 150 men, the French privateer Jean-François Doublet took a bullet that tossed him from the forecastle and broke his arm in two places. via Pocket
history  learn  mathematics  navigation  ships  teach 
7 weeks ago by kintopp
Six Septembers Reading Group
This is the website for the Six Septembers: Mathematics for the Humanist reading group, by Patrick Juola and Stephen Ramsay. The book is available on this site for group annotation using Hypothesis, and is also available here as a PDF. Got questions? Email Quinn Dombrowski at qad@stanford. via Pocket
books  humanities  interactive  mathematics 
june 2019 by kintopp
Computational Exploration of the Mathematics Genealogy Project in the Wolfram Language—Wolfram Blog
The Mathematics Genealogy Project (MGP) is a project dedicated to the compilation of information about all mathematicians of the world, storing this information in a database and exposing it via a web-based search interface. via Pocket
biography  database  demos  history  mathematics  prosopography  wolfram  people 
september 2018 by kintopp
Are All Fish the Same Shape if You Stretch Them? The Victorian Tale of On Growth and Form—Stephen Wolfram Blog
Is there a global theory for the shapes of fishes? It’s the kind of thing I might feel encouraged to ask by my explorations of simple programs and the forms they produce. But for most of the history of biology, it’s not the kind of thing anyone would ever have asked. via Pocket
biography  biology  evolution  history  mathematics 
september 2018 by kintopp
Mathematics can help Art Historians and Art Conservators in studying and understanding art works, their manufacture process and their state of conservation. The presentation will review several instances of such collaborations in the last decade or so. Some of them led (and are still leading) to int via Pocket
analysis  art  images  mathematics  talk 
august 2018 by kintopp
Ingrid Daubechies' Publication List
All "papers" (including various book chapters, a book, and a video) are listed in the chronological order of their creation. Boldface titles indicate original research results in refereed research journals or books. The other titles contain these same results in a different form (Ph.D. via Pocket
analysis  art  bibliography  mathematics  images 
august 2018 by kintopp

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