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Top Posts & Pages
- The calculation of the Madelung constant
- Il calcolo della entalpia reticolare: il ciclo di Born-Haber
- La Dinamica Molecolare: il Campo di Forze
- Il calcolo della costante di Madelung
- Introduction to the PERL Language
- L'Energia Reticolare
- Numerical Integration of Differential Equations. Part I.: Katherine Goble and the Euler's Method.
Category Archives: Programming
Retro programming nostalgia III: the MSX Microcomputer and the Orbit of the Planets in the Solar System
In a recent article, I have explained the Euler’s method for solving ordinary differential equations using as a motivation the fictionalized version in the film Hidden Figures of the scientific contribution of Katherine Goble and her two colleagues to the NASA … Continue reading
“… Mitchell Feigenbaum was an unusual case. He had exactly one published article to his name, and he was working on nothing that seemed to have any particular promise. His hair was a ragged mane, sweeping back from his wide … Continue reading
This article was inspired by the beautiful 2016 movie Hidden Figures (based on the book of the same name by M. L. Shetterley) which tell the dramatic story of three talented black women scientist that worked as “human computers” for … Continue reading
Il girasole piega a occidente e già precipita il giorno nel suo occhio in rovina … from the poem “Quasi un madrigale” by Salvatore Quasimodo.
In my archeological exploration of old computer files, I came across to another simple but interesting Amiga Basic program that I programmed in 1989. It is named “Foglie”, the Italian name for leaves.
Cellular automata (CA) is a vast and interesting topic of computer science and mathematics with important applications in many areas of science.
Mutagenesis Assistant Program (MAP) is a free accessible statistical tool which can be used for the benchmarking of random mutagenesis methods on the protein level. The server is currently hosted at the RTWH Aachen but it can still be accessed … Continue reading
Il gioco Life fu inventato negli anni ’70 dal prolifico matematico John H. Conway (vedi  per la sua biografia) ed è diventato famoso dopo la pubblicazione di Martin Gardner nella sua rubrica di matematica amatoriale sulla rivista Scientific … Continue reading
The game of Life was invented in the ’70 by the prolific mathematician John H. Conway (see  for his biography). UPDATE: on the 11/4/2020 sadly J.H. Conway passed away at the age of 82 after having contracted the COVID-19. It … Continue reading
Questo blog contiene una breve introduzione alla programmazione della Unix shell csh/tcsh. Per altri tipi di shells, il lettore può consultare manuali dedicati a questo argomento riportati nella bibliografia alla fine di questa questo blog.