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Recent Posts
 The First 150 Years of the Periodic Table of the Elements
 Retro programming nostalgia III: the MSX Microcomputer and the Orbit of the Planets in the Solar System
 Numerical Integration of Differential Equations. Part I.: Katherine Goble and the Euler’s Method.
 The Calculation of the Lattice Energy: The BornHaber Cycle
 Modelling Natural Patterns and Forms II: (Easter) Eggs
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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 equationsusing 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 space … Continue reading
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Numerical Integration of Differential Equations. Part I.: Katherine Goble and the Euler’s Method.
This blog 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
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Modeling Natural Pattens and Forms I: Sunflowers Florets and the Golden Ratio
Il girasole piega a occidente e già precipita il giorno nel suo occhio in rovina … from the poem “Quasi un madrigale” by Salvatore Quasimodo.
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Retro Programming II: the Amiga and the computational beauty of the leaf
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.
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Awk Programming III: the OneDimensional Cellular Automaton
Cellular automata (CA) is a vast and interesting topic of computer science and mathematics with important applications in many areas of science.
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Bioinformatics Tools for Protein Engineering: The MAP server
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
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La programmazione in Awk II: Life in a Shell
Il gioco Life fu inventato negli anni ’70 dal prolifico matematico John H. Conway (vedi [5] 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
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