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2014-05-07 11:04:27

New method described in 'The Journal of Chemical Physics' simplifies studies of predator-prey interactions and other 'bistable' systems A team of U.K. researchers has developed a way to dramatically reduce the complexity of modeling "bistable" systems which involve the interaction of two evolving species where one changes faster than the other ("slow-fast systems"). Described in The Journal of Chemical Physics, the work paves the way for easier computational simulations and predictions...

2014-05-06 23:13:41

All backers of The Digits new crowdfunding campaign will receive perks as well as access to a staged reading of the pilot script of “The Digits” new children’s PBS Show slated for 2015. Portland, OR (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Now in its third season of filming, Scotty Iseri’s The Digits will turn to crowdfunding on Indiegogo for an exciting new chapter of the start-up’s adventures. Created in 2012 and funded independently since it began, The Digits (http://watchthedigits.com/) has...

2014-05-05 23:11:21

Tuesday May 6, 2014: Students From Across the Region to Compete for Fastest Times and Bragging Rights – 9 Teams and 70+ Solo Competitors Monument, Colorado (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 “You CAN Do The Rubik’s Cube” competition: Students in grades 4-12 from schools in the region will compete for the fastest time. There will be 2 heats: teams of 8 competing to solve 25 cubes in the fastest time and a solo heat. The "You CAN Do The Rubik’s Cube" program is an educational,...

2014-05-05 08:25:54

NYU School of Engineering and The Metropolitan Museum of Art Celebrate 500th Anniversary of Albrecht Durer's Masterful Engraving Melencolia I NEW YORK, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The year 2014 marks 500 years since the creation of Albrecht Durer's Melencolia I, one of his three "Master Prints" widely considered the pinnacle of classical printmaking. Durer, a Renaissance man, incorporated into his prints his world view and his deep interest in science, especially mathematics. Among the...

2014-05-05 08:23:22

http://www.energtek.com - Updated Content in a Modern Revamped Format NEW YORK, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energtek Inc. (OTCBB: EGTK), a leader in hi-tech natural gas solutions and Adsorbed Natural Gas (ANG) technology, announced today the official launch of its improved and redesigned website: http://www.energtek.com. "We are pleased to invite the public to view our newly revamped website, which is full of content and information regarding our worldwide operations,...

2014-05-01 23:05:02

Second Presentation in MoMath Winton Power Series to Examine the Role Computers Play in Solving a Variety of Mathematical Problems, Sunday, May 4, at the National Museum of Mathematics in Manhattan New York, NY (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath), with generous support from Winton Capital Management, will host Computers and Mathematics: Problems and Prospects with Steele Prize winner and Fellow of the American Mathematical Society Ron Graham on Sunday, May 4,...

2014-05-01 12:25:24

SAN ANTONIO, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pioneer Energy Services Corp. ("Pioneer") (NYSE: PES) announced today the completion of the previously announced redemption of $200,528,000 in aggregate principal amount of its 97/8% Senior Notes due 2018 (CUSIP No. 723655AB2) (the "Notes"). The Notes were redeemed at a redemption price equal to 104.938% of the principal amount thereof, plus accrued and unpaid interest on the Notes redeemed to, but not including, May 1, 2014. This press...

2014-04-30 16:32:50

CELAYA, Mexico, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrias Bachoco S.A.B. de C.V. ("Bachoco" or "the Company") (NYSE: IBA; BMV: Bachoco) today filed its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2013 with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The 2013 Form 20-F can be downloaded from the SEC website at www.sec.gov and can also be found on Bachoco's website at www.bachoco.com.mx/inversionistas/ The Company's Mexican shareholders and the holders of its ADRs can...

2014-04-30 08:24:20

TORONTO, April 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Mandalay Resources Corporation ("Mandalay" or "the Company") (TSX:MND) today announced that its first quarter 2014 financial results will be released after market close on Monday, May 5, 2014, followed by a conference call with Mandalay CEO Brad Mills for investors and analysts on May 6, 2014 at 8:00 am (Toronto time). Analysts and interested investors are invited to participate using the following dial-in numbers: Participant Number...

2014-04-28 08:39:45

Casio's Extensive Portfolio of Mathematical Tools Helps Students and Teachers at All Levels DOVER, N.J., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- April is Mathematics Awareness Month and to help increase students' appreciation of the subject, Casio America, Inc., a leader and pioneer in the education space, offers an extensive portfolio of essential educational tools and technologies. Casio's full line of calculators and learning resources help students excel at any level, from elementary...


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Algebra
2014-01-02 11:06:39

Algebra, from the Arabic al-jebr, meaning “reunion of broken parts”, is one of the wide-ranging parts of mathematics, combined with number theory, geometry, and analysis. Algebra can basically be considered as doing computations much like that of arithmetic with non-numerical mathematical objects. Initially, these objects were variables that represented either numbers that weren’t yet known or unspecified numbers, permitting one to state and prove properties that are true no matter...

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...

Applied Mathematics
2014-01-02 10:00:11

Applied mathematics is a branch of mathematics that focuses on mathematical methods that are usually used in science, engineering, business, and industry. Therefore, “applied mathematics” is a mathematical science with specialized knowledge. The term “applied mathematics” also explains the professional specialty in which mathematicians work on practical problems; as a profession focused on practical problems, applied mathematics focuses on the formulation and study of mathematical...

Algorithm
2013-12-16 10:46:30

In mathematics and computer science, an algorithm is a step-by-step procedure for calculations. Algorithms are used for calculations, automated reasoning, and data processing. An algorithm is an effective technique expressed as a finite list of well-defined instructions for calculating a function. Starting from an initial state and an initial input, the instructions describe a computation that, when executed, proceeds through a finite number of well-defined successive states and eventually...

2012-06-14 07:27:05

Symbol: ZEUXI Group: Monocot Family: Orchidaceae Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL, GA, LA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Liliopsida – Monocotyledons Subclass   Liliidae Order  ...

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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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