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  1. Christianity and the Mathematical Sciences - the Heliocentric Hypothesis - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay on Christianity's influence on the mathematical sciences. With references and other related web sites. more>>

  2. Measurement Wizard - The Association of Religion Data Archives
    Survey data measuring key concepts in the study of religion, each detailed with scope, frame (i.e., audience), sample (e.g., random, etc.), and mode (phone, etc.). Browse or search for practices, beliefs, and opinions about congregational characteristics such as tithing and worship style; congregational participation and religious networks such as church attendance and proselytization; moral or social attitudes about abortion, extramarital sex, euthanasia, teaching evolution, and more; political and civic behaviors such as charitable giving and participation in protesting, picketing, demonstrating, or marching; religious attitudes about the Catholic sex abuse scandal, interracial marriage, and school prayer; religious and metaphysical beliefs in angels, Satan, what God looks like, who gets into heaven, reincarnation, and so on; salience, scripture and prayer, such as view of the Bible, frequency of meditation, strength of spirituality, and the like; spiritual experiences such as baptism, visions, and voices; tolerance of other groups; and more. more>>


 
  All Sites - 15 items found, showing 1 to 15

  1. Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences (ACMS)
    ACMS promotes interaction among Christians in the mathematical sciences and encourages them to explore the relationship of their faith to their discipline. History, membership and online newsletter. ...more>>

  2. Boaz Tsaban's Homepage
    Includes three PostScript papers: Was Godel right? Was Pi known to ancient Rabbis? and On the Rabbinical Approximation of Pi. Also a links to a Jewish Mathematics page. ...more>>

  3. Brendan McKay
    Software includes nauty, a program for computing automorphism groups of graphs and digraphs, which can also produce a canonical labelling; and plantri, a program for generating planar triangulations. Also, skeptical treatment of claims made of miraculous ...more>>

  4. Calendrical Calculations - Nachum Dershowitz and Edward M. Reingold
    A book about the algorithms used to calculate different calendars (Gregorian, Julian, Mayan, Hebrew, Persian, and more.) The preface, table of contents, index, and a sample chapter are available in PDF and PostScript formats. Other book resources include ...more>>

  5. Computer Generated Islamic Star Patterns - Craig S. Kaplan
    Islamic star patterns are a beautiful and highly geometric art form whose original design techniques are lost in history. This site describe one procedure for constructing them based on placing radially-symmetric motifs in a formation dictated by a tiling ...more>>

  6. Culturally Situated Design Tools: Teaching Math through Culture - Ron Eglash
    Java for creating your own Mangbetu design, cornrow curves, graffiti, bead looms, SimShoBan, Yupik star navigator, Yupik parka patterns, Pre-Columbian pyramids, and rhythm wheels -- and learning the mathematics behind them. Organized into African, African ...more>>

  7. Curious and Useful Math - Clay Ford
    Tricks and rules for quickly calculating certain types of math problems, many from the 1888 book The Carpenter's and Joiner's Pocket Companion. Multiplication Tricks; Division Tricks; Squaring Tricks; Can it Divide...?; Age Math; Bible Numbers; Box Tricks; ...more>>

  8. Doron Zeilberger's Electronic Headquarters
    Doron Zeilberger researches combinatorics using computer programs. The site is notable for his Opinions page; these opinions are wide-ranging but touch upon mathematics education, the use of computers, and the value of incomplete proofs. All of Zeilberger's ...more>>

  9. The Mayan Adventure
    Multi-page, JAVA-based, Mayan Adventure games, meant to be fun and instructive. Learn the Mayan number system and mathematics, the Mayan system of timekeeping, and significant facts about Mayan culture and history; learn to decipher up to 40 percent of ...more>>

  10. The Millennium Sphere - The Cooper Union
    Jean Le Mee, Manuel A. Baez, and a team of their Cooper Union students submitted the Millennium Sphere for an international time-capsule competition sponsored by the New York Times Magazine. Watch a Shockwave animation of Ad Quadratum generation that ...more>>

  11. QuizStar - Advanced Learning Technologies, Center for Research on Learning at The University of Kansas
    Create online quizzes and organize the results. Features include the ability to attach multimedia files to questions, to make quizzes in multiple languages, and more. ...more>>

  12. Religious Beliefs Made Visual: Geometry and Islam - Jane Norman, Consultant, Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Although the shapes and structures are based on the geometry of Euclid and other Greek mathematicians, Islamic artists used them to create visual statements about religious ideas. A discussion of the use of geometric motifs in Islamic art, with instructions ...more>>

  13. Religious schools inspire math reasoning - B. Bower - Science News Online
    Students at ultraorthodox Jewish schools, who study mainly holy texts, outperform most students at mainstream schools on tests of geometric reasoning, perhaps because of the emphasis on reflection and considering different perspectives. ...more>>

  14. 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 ...more>>

  15. Sangaku, Japanese Temple Geometry - Tony Rothman, Princeton University
    For centuries in Buddhist and Shinto shrines, Japanese have hung wooden tablets containing mathematical problems. Read PDF or PS downloads of a tutorial on the inversion method for solving Sangaku, or of the article "Japanese Temple Geometry," which first ...more>>


 
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