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2009-06-15 07:50:00

UTRECHT, The Netherlands, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The largest global study on connection, performed in 14 countries among 10,000 respondents, shows that strongly connected people have more enjoyment in their lives and in their work. They are not only happier, but more successful.

2009-06-10 13:17:07

A problem at the interface of two mathematical areas, topology and algebraic geometry, that was formulated by Friedrich Hirzebruch, had resisted all attempts at a solution for more than 50 years.

2008-12-02 13:43:38

A Southern California calculus teacher says he's selling ad space on his test papers to make up for a cut in his supply budget. Tom Farber, a teacher at a Rancho Bernardo high school, said the district cut his annual copying budget to $316 when he needs more than $500 to print enough tests to ensure

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2008-09-03 09:15:00

Directing a driver’s gaze results in smoother steering - Study may inform the next generation of in-car driving assistance systems.

2008-06-21 00:00:25

Medix 1700SF Meets All Safety Requirements and Has Industry Leading Power Efficiency Tangent, Inc. Mike Zabaneh, 650-342-9388 ext.

2006-08-22 14:50:00

The Poincare conjecture involves topology, a branch of math that studies shapes.


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Geometry
2014-01-02 10:21:51

Geometry is a branch of mathematics that is concerned with questions of shape, size, relative position of figures, and the properties of space. A mathematician who works in the geometry field is called a geometer. Geometry arose independently in numerous early cultures as a body of practical knowledge concerning areas, lengths, and volumes, with elements of a formal mathematical science emerging in the West as early as Thales. By the 3rd century BC, geometry was put into an axiomatic form by...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Geodesic -- In mathematics and specifically in differential geometry, a geodesic is a path that furnishes shortest paths between any points on it that are close enough together. The most familiar examples are the straight lines in Euclidean geometry. In more general spaces the geodesics can be more complicated, but one often still thinks of them as "straight" in a sense. On a sphere, for instance, the geodesics are the great circles. The shortest path from point A to point B on a...

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aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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