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Archive for August, 2014

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Written by Nathaniel Tagg

August 14th, 2014 at 9:43 am

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Found while idly browsing doing research.
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Written by Nathaniel Tagg

August 1st, 2014 at 1:40 pm

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Operation Physics 2014-15

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“Thanks for making 72 hours of physics FUN!!”  — Evaluation comment from OP2 summer2014

Riding the hovercraft...

Riding the hovercraft…

 

Written by David Robertson

August 1st, 2014 at 10:54 am

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Mathematical beauty has similar effect on the brain as great art or music

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Recent research at University College London indicates that people who appreciate the beauty of mathematics activate the same part of their brain when they look at aesthetically pleasing formula as others do when appreciating art or music.  There may thus be a neurobiological basis to beauty.

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Written by David Robertson

August 1st, 2014 at 10:20 am

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