 '05 Annual Performance Review: Albert Einstein  Peter Norvig
This parody of human resources formalities imagines how Albert Einstein's supervisor at the Bern Patent Office might evaluate his onthejob performance. "This is a patent office, Albert.... Where does it say that your priorities are rewriting the rules
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 5˝ Examples in Quantum Mechanics  Tom Kirkman
An informal textbook, introducing quantum mechanics with a grounding in classical mechanics. It tries to formulate problems in ways that allow easy translation into Mathematica code. Sets of problems at the end of each "chapter" provide extentions of
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 Books: Professional & Technical: Professional Science: Mathematics  Amazon.com
Browse bestselling math books from the Professional and Technical Bookstore at Amazon.com, in such categories as Applied; Chaos & Systems; Geometry & Topology; Mathematical Analysis; Mathematical Physics; Number Systems; Pure Mathematics; Transformations;
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 Cavities of chaos  Ivars Peterson  Science News Online
Sorting out quantum chaos in the microwave lab: The rectangle and the (rounded) stadium have long served as geometric playing fields for theorists studying differences between regular and chaotic motion. They can readily calculate sample trajectories
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 Channeling quantum information efficiently  Ivars Peterson  Science News Online
By carefully choosing how a message is encoded and decoded, it's possible to approach the theoretical maximum for transmitting information via photons or other quantum particles.
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 Computation Takes a Quantum Leap  Ivars Peterson  Science News Online
A quantum computation involving a custombuilt molecule furnishes experimental evidence that a quantum computer can determine the order of a permutation more efficiently than can a conventional computer. For their quantum computer, Isaac L. Chuang of
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 Divide and conquer for quantum computers  Ivars Peterson  Science News Online
In theory, quantum computations can be speeded up significantly by letting many quantum computers work together in parallel on data encoded as particles in an entangled quantum state.
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 Edward Frenkel's Home Page  Edward Frenkel
Papers and other professional activities by the author of Love and Math, Langlands Correspondence for Loop Groups, and Vertex Algebras and Algebraic Curves. See, in particular, this Berkeley math professor's calculus lectures on YouTube. Frenkel, whose
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 Einstein's Big Idea  WGBH Boston
Resources to accompany the PBS broadcast "Einstein's Big Idea," the theory of special relativity: program transcript; teacher's guide; inquiry and articles; and "Interactives, Audio and More," which includes video of ten top physicists each describing
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 John Baez's Stuff  John Baez
The site features the author's column "This Week's Finds in Mathematical Physics," with archives dating back to 1993. "Fun stuff" includes old posts and email on Bayesianism in probability theory and quantum mechanics; some rambling lectures on knot polynomials,
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 Mathematical Ideas in Science  Seven Stones Multimedia
A series of tutorial modules using JavaScript, Shockwave for Director, or Shockwave Flash: sphere packings, shapes and lattices; waves described, longitudinal and transverse wave lab, 2dimensional harmonic disturbance; 2dimensional vector components
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 Mathematica Publications  Telos Electronic Library of Science
An annotated catalog of publications about Mathematica, with links to fuller descriptions, and publisher and detailed ordering information.
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 Monocosm: Introduction to Linear Xenology  Vladimir Trifonov; American Mathematical Society (AMS)
A ToposTheoretic Approach to the Foundations of Physics. The FourDimensionality Problem: Why does observable spacetime look fourdimensional? is related to the Compactification Problem. The Effective Metric Signature Problems: Why is the metric of signature
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 Papers Online: Advanced Chaos  The Chaos Group, Univ. of Maryland at College Park
An online collection of published articles and preprints on advanced chaos theory, covering the topics of: Control and Targeting, Dimensions, Fractal Basin Boundaries, General Chaos, Quantum Chaos, Riddled Basins, and Shadowing.
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 Powers of Ten  Bruce Bryson
A series of images based on the book Powers of Ten, by Philip and Phyllis Morrison and the Office of Charles and Ray Eames. Each picture's subject is ten times wider or narrower than the next. Images range from quarks at 1016 meters to groups of galaxies
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 The Problem with Algebraic Models of Marriage Structure  James M. Cargal; The Math Forum
Algebraic models of marriage systems have been in use for nearly fifty years. These models continue to be a matter of controversy. Most anthropologists have found algebraic models abstract and unnecessary. Mathematical scientists have tended to consider
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 Professor L N Trefethen, Numerical Analysis  Balliol College, Oxford University, UK
Links to books and recent papers by the head of the Numerical Analysis Group at Oxford University. Books include: Spectral Methods in Matlab, Finite Difference and Spectral Methods, Numerical Linear Algebra, and Spectra and Pseudospectra.
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 QA Quantum Algebra (Front for the Mathematics ArXiv)  Univ. of California, Davis
Quantum Algebra preprints, from the U.C. Davis front end for the xxx.lanl.gov ePrint archive, a major site for mathematics preprints that has incorporated many formerly independent specialist archives. Search by keyword or browse by topic.
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 Quantum Games  Ivars Peterson  Science News Online
Scientists studying quantum computation offer new perspectives on coin tossing, chess, and game theory. Theorists intend to apply the peculiarities of quantum behavior to game theory, two previously unrelated fields. These researchers propose that the
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 Quantum Information Page  John Aaron Smolin; UCLA Particle Beam Physics Laboratory (PBPL)
Papers on quantum computation, cryptography, etc.; quantum information on the Net.
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 Quantum Lie Algebras  Gustav Delius
A comprehensive, continuously updated bibliography of literature on Quantum Lie Algebras. Mathematica notebooks containing calculations and animations of quantum root systems are included.
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 QuantumQuick Queries  Ivars Peterson  Science News Online
Computer scientist Lov K. Grover of AT&T Bell Laboratories has found an an algorithm that relies on quantum mechanical principles that significantly speeds up the process of identifying a particular item in an unsorted list. Whereas the best possible
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 The RetroPsychoKinesis Project  Peter Moore and John Walker
Retropsychokinesis (RPK) is the claimed ability of certain subjects to alter random data generated, but not examined, prior to the time the data are presented to the subject. Read about or run bell curve, clock face, or pendulum feedback programs (Java
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 Sacred Science: Essays on Mathematics, Physics and Spiritual Philosophy  Thomas J. McFarlane
Essays in philosophy and religion intended to reveal the harmony in mathematical, physical and spiritual knowledge: Quantum Mechanics and Reality; Symmetry in Science and Religion; Science: Physical and Spiritual; Kant and Mathematical Knowledge; The
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 Schroedinger's Cash Register  Oliver Baker  Science News Online
A discussion of the application of physics (particle physics, quantum theory, and statistical mechanics) to finance theory, with econophysicists attempting to break ground in Wall Street, and the possible underlying mathematical structure of market behavior.
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 Sir Roger Penrose  World of Escher
Recreational math is the passion of Sir Roger Penrose, who was recently knighted for his outstanding contributions to mathematics. Penrose is a professor of mathematics at the University of Oxford in England, where he pursues an active interest in recreational
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 The Stability of Matter  Richard Lipkin  Science News Online
Why matter neither collapses nor explodes: putting aside the seeming absurdity of an inquiry into why atoms don't collapse, the question raises serious mathematical issues in quantum mechanics and field theory. "Classical physics can't account for the
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 Stephen Wolfram
The creator of Mathematica and one of the first researchers into cellular automata. Site includes a biographical sketch, photos, and a timeline of Wolfram's life; interviews with him; and the full text of many of his books, articles, talks, and patents.
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 Steve Fulling's Home Page  Stephen A. Fulling
Courses in Foundation Coalition Freshman Calculus, linearity, and other subjects offer objectives, assignments, solutions and reports, exams, and supporting documentation such as books (.pdf, .ps, and .dvi formats). The site also includes access to the
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 The Superstring Theory  Paul Hoiland
A site that gives a broad background from a mathematical point of view on general relativity, quantum mechanics, supersymmetry, and string theory. It also contains the concepts and math behind a registered modification to MTheory that is nonperturbative.
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 TestTubeGames  Andy Hall
Apps, Flash games, and simulations by "an escaped physics grad turned educator.... following his dream to make abstract physics concrete. And draw dinosaurs." Explore special relativity with Velocity Raptor, orbits and chaos with Gravity Sim, particle
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 Twistors  What Are They?  Fedja Hadrovic
Notes briefly introducing the basic definitions of twistor theory, which might provide an "elegant formalism for both general relativity and quantum theory. Roger Penrose was first led to the concept of twistors in his investigation of the structure of
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 A Virtual SpaceTime Travel Machine  JeanFrançois Colonna, École Polytechnique
Still Pictures and MPEG Animations (Images Fixes et Animations MPEG): Art and Science, Artistic Creation, Astrophysics, Celestial Mechanics, Deterministic Chaos, Deterministic Fractal Geometry, Fluid Mechanics, From the Infinitely Small to the Infinitely
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 Vladimir Trifonov's Research Page  Vladimir Trifonov
The site includes papers "Natural geometry of nonzero quaternions" (International Journal of Theoretical Physics 46 (2) (2007) 251257) and “GRfriendly description of quantum systems” (IJTP, DOI 10.1007/s1077300794743).
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