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Jitterbug Defines Polyhedra Appendix I: Vertex Coordinates In order to calculate the properties of the 120 Polyhedron, it is helpful to first calculate the coordinates to its vertices. But what orientation and scale of the 120 Polyhedron should be used? Is there a preferred orientation and scale which will make calculations easier or which will highlight some important features of the 120 Polyhedron? In a note published on "synergetics-l@teleport.com", Gerald de Jong showed that the regular Dodecahedron could be assigned simple coordinates expressed in terms of the Golden ratio. The Golden ratio is often represented by the Greek letter phi.

An Essay by Einstein "How strange is the lot of us mortals! Each of us is here for a brief sojourn; for what purpose he knows not, though he sometimes thinks he senses it. But without deeper reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people -- first of all for those upon whose smiles and well-being our own happiness is wholly dependent, and then for the many, unknown to us, to whose destinies we are bound by the ties of sympathy. A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life are based on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving... "I have never looked upon ease and happiness as ends in themselves -- this critical basis I call the ideal of a pigsty.

The Science Creative Quarterly & A DIALOGUE WITH SARAH, AGED 3: IN WHICH IT IS SHOWN THAT IF YOUR DAD IS A CHEMISTRY PROFESSOR, ASKING “WHY” CAN BE DANGEROUS - StumbleUpon SARAH: Daddy, were you in the shower? DAD: Yes, I was in the shower. SARAH: Why? The Golden Geometry of Solids or Phi in 3 dimensions Having looked at the flat geometry (two dimensional) of the number Phi, we now find it in the most symmetrical of the three-dimensional solids - the Platonic Solids. Contents of this Page The icon means there is a Things to do investigation at the end of the section. 1·61803 39887 49894 84820 45868 34365 63811 77203 09179 80576 ..More.. Einstein-Image and Impact. AIP History Center exhibit. Download this Einstein Web site in PDF format (3.5 MB) Sign up to find out when we put more exhibits online Einstein en Español Brought to you by The Center for History of Physics Copyright © 1996 - 2014 American Institute of Physics Site created Nov. 1996, revised November 2004

Researchers now able to stop, restart light By William J. Cromie Gazette Staff "Two years ago we slowed it down to 38 miles an hour; now we've been able to park it then bring it back up to full speed." Lene Hau isn't talking about a used motorbike, but about light – that ethereal, life-sustaining stuff that normally travels 93 million miles from the sun in about eight minutes. Less than five years ago, the speed of light was considered one of the universe's great constants. Albert Einstein theorized that light cannot travel faster than 186,282 miles per second.

THE UNREASONABLE UTILITY OF RECREATIONAL MATHEMATICS by Prof. David Singmaster Computing, Information Systems and Mathematics 87 Rodenhurst Road South Bank University London, SW4 8AF, England London, SE1 0AA, England Tel/fax: 0181-674 3676 Tel: 0171-815 7411 Fax: 0171-815 7499 E-mail: ZINGMAST@VAX.SBU.AC.UK THE UNREASONABLE UTILITY OF RECREATIONAL MATHEMATICS by Prof. David Singmaster For First European Congress of Mathematics, Paris, July, 1992. Amended on 24 Jan 1993 and 7 Sep 1993.

Albert Einstein Site Online A comprehensive timeline biography of Albert Einstein (1879-1955), German-born American physicist and Nobel Laureate, best known as the creator of the special and general theory of relativity and for his bold hypothesis concerning the particle nature of light. Explore the turning points in Einstein's life, both personal and professional with this time line. Einstein Timeline - The Early Years Meditation found to increase brain size Kris Snibbe/Harvard News Office Sara Lazar (center) talks to research assistant Michael Treadway and technologist Shruthi Chakrapami about the results of experiments showing that meditation can increase brain size. People who meditate grow bigger brains than those who don’t.

ApollianGasketNested 2-20.svg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Cancel Edit Delete Preview revert Text of the note (may include Wiki markup) Could not save your note (edit conflict or other problem). Please copy the text in the edit box below and insert it manually by editing this page. Upon submitting the note will be published multi-licensed under the terms of the CC-BY-SA-3.0 license and of the GFDL, versions 1.2, 1.3, or any later version. Albert Einstein. The world as I see it Albert Einstein. The world as I see it Only individuals have a sense of responsibility.

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