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Old Math Sheds New Light On Black Holes
2012-12-17 21:26:00

A professor has shown a math icon’s century-old writings might lead to a better understanding of the properties of black holes.

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2011-06-28 07:45:13

It may not be marked on your holiday calendar but today, June 28, is noted for being “Tau Day”, at least among strident detractors of pi, the ratio of a circle's diameter to its circumference.


Word of the Day
onomatope
  • An imitative word; an onomatopoetic word.
The word 'onomatope' is a back-formation from 'onomatopoeia'.
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