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Beautiful Mathematical GIFs Will Mesmerize You

Beautiful Mathematical GIFs Will Mesmerize You
Digital artist and physics PhD student Dave Whyte is dazzling our computer screens with his mesmerizing GIFs that are the perfect marriage of mathematics and art. And we can’t stop watching them. Whyte shares his brilliant, procrastination-fueling creations on an almost daily basis on his Tumblr account, Bees & Bombs. Whyte studies the physics of foam and told Colossal that his first geometric GIFs riffed on computational modules that he was exploring as an undergraduate student. [Via Colossal, io9 and Bees & Bombs] Related:  .caisson test.caisson test

Aurasma: Augmented Reality for Your Classroom After weeks of comparing reviews and conducting trials in my classroom, I can say unreservedly that Aurasma offers the best augmented reality (AR) experience for classrooms of any iOS or Android app. The Aurasma app is more versatile and classroom-friendly than any AR app; it enables teachers to bring curriculum to life, turning almost any environment into a classroom or object into a lesson. Read on to find out why no app does augmented reality like Aurasma. Methodology I began my tests by downloading three augmented reality apps — Layar, Anatomy 4D, and Aurasma v. 3.4.0 — on my iPhone 6 and iPad. Scores User-Friendliness (4/5) A helpful tutorial pops up immediately, providing prompts to walk you through what you need to know. Teaching (4/5) The pedagogical potential of Aurasma is limitless, as it allows students to add dimension to material through video, animations, and so on. Support (3/5) The initial tutorial was, for the most part, all my students and I needed to get started.

21 GIFs That Explain Mathematical Concepts “Let's face it; by and large math is not easy, but that's what makes it so rewarding when you conquer a problem, and reach new heights of understanding.” Danica McKellar As we usher in the start of a new school year, it’s time to hit the ground running in your classes! Math can be pretty tough, but since it is the language in which scientists interpret the Universe, there’s really no getting around learning it. Check out these gifs that will help you visualize some tricky aspects of math, so you can dominate your exams this year. Ellipse: Via: giphy Solving Pascal triangles: Via: Hersfold via Wikimedia Commons Use FOIL to easily multiply binomials: Via: mathcaptain Here’s how you solve logarithms: Via: imgur Use this trick so you don’t get mixed up when doing matrix transpositions: Via: Wikimedia Commons What the Pythagorean Theorem is really trying to show you: Via: giphy Exterior angles of polygons will ALWAYS add up to 360 degrees: Via: math.stackexchange Via: imgur Via: Wikimedia Commons Via: reddit

Visually stunning math concepts which are easy to explain Biofilm IUPAC definition Aggregate of microorganisms in which cells that are frequently embedded within a self-produced matrix of extracellular polymeric substance (EPS) adhere to each other and/or to a surface. Note 1: A biofilm is a fixed system that can be adapted internally to environmental conditions by its inhabitants. Note 2: The self-produced matrix of extracellular polymeric substance, which is also referred to as slime, is a polymeric conglomeration generally composed of extracellularbiopolymers in various structural forms.[1] Microbes form a biofilm in response to many factors, which may include cellular recognition of specific or non-specific attachment sites on a surface, nutritional cues, or in some cases, by exposure of planktonic cells to sub-inhibitory concentrations of antibiotics.[4][5] When a cell switches to the biofilm mode of growth, it undergoes a phenotypic shift in behavior in which large suites of genes are differentially regulated.[6] Formation[edit] Development[edit]

Lino. Tableau de liège virtuel collaboratif Lino est un outil en ligne qui reproduit dans les nuages les usages et les utilisations d’un tableau de liège ou chacun vient accrocher notes et post it. Un tableau de liège ou tableau blanc virtuel qui décuple les avantages d’un tableau d’affichage réel. Pour utiliser Lino rien de plus simple. Il faut un simple navigateur Web. Lino permet de créer et de gérer autant de tableaux que vous le souhaitez, ils seront disponibles de partout à partir d’une simple connexion internet. Lino permet d’afficher tout ce que vous voulez. Lino propose aussi une foule de petites fonctions assez pratiques comme par exemple un petit droplet à installer sur votre navigateur qui vous permettra d’épingler à la volée des contenus trouvés sur le web. A tout cela vient s’ajouter des fonctions de partage et d’édition en mode collaboratif. Lino est gratuit. Un bon outil, simple et pratique, qui ressemble un peu à Scrumblr que j’avais présenté ici il y a quelque temps de cela. Lien: Lino

Quantum mechanics 101: Demystifying tough physics in 4 easy lessons Ready to level up your working knowledge of quantum mechanics? Check out these four TED-Ed Lessons written by Chad Orzel, Associate Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Union College and author of How to Teach Quantum Physics to Your Dog. 1. Particles and waves: The central mystery of quantum mechanics One of the most amazing facts in physics is that everything in the universe, from light to electrons to atoms, behaves like both a particle and a wave at the same time. 2. Austrian physicist Erwin Schrödinger, one of the founders of quantum mechanics, posed this famous question: If you put a cat in a sealed box with a device that has a 50% chance of killing the cat in the next hour, what will be the state of the cat when that time is up? 3. When you think about Einstein and physics, E=mc^2 is probably the first thing that comes to mind. 4.

ARToolKit ARToolKit is a software library for building Augmented Reality (AR) applications. These are applications that involve the overlay of virtual imagery on the real world. For example, in the image to the right a three-dimensional virtual character appears standing on a real card. It can be seen by the user in the head set display they are wearing. When the user moves the card, the virtual character moves with it and appears attached to the real object. This website contains a link to the ARToolKit software, projects that have used ARToolKit, sample ARToolKit applications, a discussion group and full documentation. ARToolKit was originally developed by Dr. For information on this page, contact Philip Lamb. Translations of this page available: Belarusian

Thè A Host of Cool Science Gifs These Gifs are astoundingly elegant. 10) Here’s how you convert Cartesian (rectangular) to Polar Coordinates 9) This is how Exterior Angles of Polygons work (they add up to 360 degrees) 8) This is a Hyperboloid made up of straight lines 7) This is also a Hyperboloid of straight lines 6) This is how White Blood Cells keep you safe (in the video, a white blood cell chases and engulfs this bacteria–watch until the end!) 5) This is Earth’s ice and vegetation cycle over a year 4) There is Flammable Matter in Smoke (it’s not just nothingness, obviously) 3) This is what it looks like when you set a Flammable Gas on fire in a glass jar 2) This is vortex pinning (A superconductor levitates over a magnetic track) 1) This is how Tension works in relation to falling objects (watch a slinky fall to the Earth; this is how slinkies always fall) Over the course of a single year, we compile thousands of articles, and generate dozens upon dozens of high-quality videos and infographics. Stop by and say hello.

Artial : Art & Social | Art autochtone contemporain "Sperme sacré" expose le tabou des juifs ultra-orthodoxes sur la masturbation 09 Févr. 2015, 13h19 | MAJ : 09 Févr. 2015, 13h19 A l'origine du film "Sperme sacré", les inquiétudes d'un père, le réalisateur lui-même, qui ne sait pas comment aborder le sujet, et la sexualité en général, avec son fils de 10 ans.Ori Gruder, 44 ans et père de six enfants, n'est devenu religieux qu'à 30 ans. Grâce à sa connaissance des deux mondes - laïc et religieux - il présente de façon accessible au grand public les tactiques développées par le judaïsme orthodoxe pour que les hommes résistent à leurs pulsions (le film n'évoque pas la question pour les femmes).Chez les juifs orthodoxes, la Halacha (loi juive) règle toute la vie quotidienne, de l'alimentation à l'habillement. - Ignorance de la sexualité - > Venez débattre et poser vos questions sur nos forums !