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Kathi Sharp
Works at Jack Becker Distributors, Inc
Attends Florida State College at Jacksonville
Lives in Orange Park, FL
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The Winery. The Castle · The People · The Vineyards and the Cellar · Our Wines · Other Products · In Italy and in the world · Verrazzano People · Media · News & Events · Wine Tours · Agritourism · Foundation · How to find us · Contacts. Menu. The Winery ...
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I've watched this over and over and I just can't get my brain to accept the fact that the straight line does not get there first.
 
The Brachistochrone
This animation is about one of the most significant problems in the history of mathematics: The Brachistochrone Challenge:

If a ball is to roll down a ramp which connects two points, what must be the shape of the ramp’s curve be, such that the descent time is a minimum?

Intuition says that it should be a straight line. That would minimize the distance, but the minimum time happens when the ramp curve is the one shown: a cycloid.

Johann Bernoulli posed the problem to the mathematicians of Europe in 1696, and ultimately, several found the solution. However, a new branch of mathematics,Calculus of Variations, had to be invented to deal with such problems. Today, calculus of variations is vital in Quantum Mechanics and other fields.

Reference:
http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/history/HistTopics/Brachistochrone.html
http://www.hep.caltech.edu/~fcp/math/variationalCalculus/variationalCalculus.pdf

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#math   #animation   #brachistochrone  
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By Rick Steves and Gene Openshaw. To learn more about Florence and Tuscany past and present, check out a few of these books and films. Books: Nonfiction. The Architecture of the Italian Renaissance (Peter Murray, 1969). Heavily illustrated, this classic presents the architectural life of Italy ...
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These rings are enchanting! A little world in a ring!
Formed from wood, resin, and beeswax, Canadian jeweler Secret Wood forms tiny worlds within the space of a finger. These environments contain everything from snowcapped mountains to deep blue lagoons, appearing like tiny snow globes atop one's hand. Like a gemstone, each ring has an ang
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Where to go for coffee in Florence.
Read Coffee and culture: discover Florence's historic cafes
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Woohoo! Forgotten Classics is "What's Hot"!!
I was looking through What's Hot in Literature podcasts when I did a doubletake. I'm used to seeing CraftLit and The Classic Tales but not little, ol me! Nice! I guess when you get past 300 episodes you get a nod sometimes.
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Travel guide of San Gimignano Italy. Maps, articles, photos and destination guides about San Gimignano major attractions.
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A woman's place is on the money.
I’m asking Treasury Secretary Jack Lew to take his best shot. You can ask him, too, by sharing and making this the shot that’s heard around the world. @Womenon20s
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  • Jack Becker Distributors, Inc
    Controller, 1992 - present
  • Museum of Science & History
    Bookkeeper, 1988 - 1992
  • Prudential Insurance
    Claims Processor, 1985 - 1987
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Orange Park, FL
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Piscataway, NJ - Jacksonville, FL
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Marched in the 1981 St. Patrick's Day parade in Dublin, Ireland.
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  • Florida State College at Jacksonville
    Accounting, 2012 - present
  • Piscataway High School
    1978 - 1982
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology
    Architecture, 1982 - 1984
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Snowy Mountains and Undersea Worlds Encapsulated Within Wood and Resin R...
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Formed from wood, resin, and beeswax, Canadian jeweler Secret Wood forms tiny worlds within the space of a finger. These environments contai

Giveaway: Clairefontaine Roadbook – Quo Vadis Blog
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Just in time for your summer travels, we are giving away ten large Clairefontaine Roadbooks! P1120473. The Roadbook travel notebooks are par

Sweet, Sweet Doubletake — Forgotten Classics is "What's Hot" at iTunes
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I did it again
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Six weeks after the Watford Half Marathon, I ran the Welwyn Half Marathon this morning. These were my thoughts as a progressed along the cou

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Bitterroot Valley Montana > Nearby Towns > Darby Montana // Create your best outdoor vacation!

Home - Google Science Fair 2016
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Google Science Fair is a global online competition open to students from 13 to 18 years old. What will you try?

Here is a post I would never have believed I'd be writing
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I'm going a little off topic today to share a project that's kept me busy for the last six months. To be honest, it's a bit of a vanity post

Test Drive a 2016 Exaplan monthly planner! – Quo Vadis Blog
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Here is your chance to win a handy pocket size Exaplan monthly planner from Quo Vadis! This little planner is packed with features! The Exap

EP511: The Lone and Level Sands : Escape Pod
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The Lone and Level Sands By Marco Panessa. I don't know how they found us. Beneath this eternal torrent of dust, our dulled marble shells sh

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I believe I may be telling a bit of a fib when I say that the Lamy Safari was my first fountain pen. Until I received this submission from A

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We are going to bring in a new paginated notebook by Clairefontaine next year called “My essential”. It will have 2 inside pockets, a ribbon

Fold Out Monthly Calendar for December [printable] ~ Planner Fun
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Thought I had forgotten the folded calendar for December, didn't you? Well, the truth is, I almost did. It will be a small wonder if I don't

Christmas Note Paper [printable] ~ Planner Fun
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It's the day after Thanksgiving and (for me) officially Christmas time! I made some note paper for your planner and you can download it HERE

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I was recently introduced to the Seyes system, which is used in France as a handwriting aid, as detailed here. Today I'm making available an

Fountain Pen Day raffle! | Quo Vadis Blog
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Today is Fountain Pen Day! To celebrate this big day, we are giving away a bunch of fountain pen related goodies! First prize: A fountain pe

Book Signing Saturday, November 7 at the Main Library
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If you're not doing anything Saturday, or, if you have some time in-between things to stop by the Library around 2pm... I'll be hanging out

Pen Review: Pilot G-2 0.5 mm Blue and 0.7 mm Caramel
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The Pilot G-2 is one of the most popular gel pens available. I owned a 0.7 mm G-2 once, many years ago, and I remember it being somewhat scr

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Wide variety of steaks to choose from, plus chicken and fish options. Fun mixed drinks. My steak was underdone but my waitress sent it back to the cook and made it right. Didn't have to wait long.
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Stopped in around 3:30 on a weekday afternoon. Very quiet, only a few people inside. I ordered takeout - garden omelette and a London Fog. The omelette was a good size, filling but a little dry. Maybe a sauce or juicier tomatoes? The London Fog - Earl Grey Lavender tea, vanilla simple syrup made with pure cane sugar, and topped with steamed milk - was delicious.
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Excellent service. My luggage went missing for 3 days and the staff did their best to track it down and provide some essentials in the meantime. Super comfortable beds. Beautiful collection of art work. Walking distance to all the di sights.
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Another satisfying meal at Miller's Ale House
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Lots of charm and character, delicious food, good service.
Food: Very GoodDecor: Very GoodService: Very Good
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