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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
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.