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Richard Di Dio
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A study in persistence.....
Did you know? The #LIGO gravitational wave detector was conceived by Prof. Emeritus Rainer Weiss at MIT nearly 40 years ago as a way to prove Einstein’s theory of relativity.

#science #gravitationalwaves #physics #MIT #Einstein

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It's good for students just learning calculus to read about this history. Because so many have problems with the concept of limits, and why they are even necessary in learning calculus, the fact that the infinitesimal, at the heart of calculus, is a concept that has puzzled many before them suggest that they (the students) are not limited in their mathematical skills.

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At last - a song to celebrate a good hair day...

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great stuff...read the notebook...

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The donut philosophy lesson leaves out the major architects of 20th Century quantum philosophy.....

Bohr:    A donut and a breakfast smoothie are complementary

Heisenberg:  (delta Filling) x (delta Frosting) >= h-bar/2

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simply brilliant, sublime writing - on writing, solitude, and the need for writing, on reading Robinson Crusoe while experiencing Crusoe on an island named Robinson Crusoe, with a bit of history of the novel woven in.

"We now understand a novel to be a mapping of a writer’s experience onto a waking dream,"

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Conscious shredding: Oliver North/Fawn Hall

Unconscious Shredding: Satriani/Vai/McLaughlin/....

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Rocket science at its most amazing....

check out the description at Air and Space site:   http://www.airspacemag.com/space/rosetta-comet-chaser-180950138/?no-ist=&page=3

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some of most amazing mathematics/mechanics applications on this and any other planet....
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