What's in a name?- Shakespeare
That which we call a rose
By any other name
Would smell as sweet.
The great Charles Townes (7/28/1915 - 1/27/2015) inventor of the maser/laser, celebrates a birthday this week.
Recently, I talked to somebody who mentioned they had worked with coordinate systems and gimbals, which reminded me I have a backlog of old blog entries that have not been ported to .Net core... Here then is the port of an old post, on the great William Rowan Hamilton, quaternions, and gimbal lock...
The quantum analog of a two valued sytem gives rise to the idea of a quantum bit, also known as a qubit.
Bits are familiar to many. Quantum bits (or qubits) are perhaps not so well known. They are neeeded for quantum computation, so we will take a look...
Sometime ago, NASA launched its Orion rocket, with the goal of sending man to Mars. A cost and benefit analysis is interesting...
A review of Dawkins' work that he wrote for a younger audience.
A careful analysis of Dawkins' work is given. Dawkins' book utlimately
turned out to be a missed opportunity for Dawkins.