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Recent Posts
 Buon Natale e Felice Anno Nuovo
 A personal tribute to the founder of MD simulation of biological molecules: Prof Herman J.C. Berendsen (19342019)
 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
 The Logistic Map and the Feigenbaum Constants: a Retro Programming Inspired Excursion
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Buon Natale e Felice Anno Nuovo
Gentilissimi/e Lettori e Lettrici, Dear Reader, Sehr geehrte Leserinnen und Leser, grazie mille per aver fatto tappa durante le vostre peregrinazioni cibernautiche nel mio sito web e per aver dedicato un po’ del vostro tempo nel leggere i miei ariticoli. … Continue reading
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The First 150 Years of the Periodic Table of the Elements
That the nobility of man, acquired in a hundred centuries of trial and error, lay in making himself the conquerer of matter, and that I had enrolled in chemistry because I wanted to remain faithful to this nobility. That conquering matter is … Continue reading
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The LissajousBowditch Curves
Try to glue a small mirror to an end of a bent piece of wire fixed to a stable platform and let the laser beam of a laser pointer reflect on it. Entangled spires of an ephemeral dragon of light will … Continue reading
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The Magic Imaginary Numbers
Complex numbers may appear a difficult subject given the name. However, there is nothing of really complicated about complex numbers. However, they definitively add a pinch of \em magic \em in the mathematics manipulations that you can do with them!
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Frosinone and the Ciociaria
Glie musèu Tra glie campanìle i l’Annunziàta,’Ntòcce prima della uìa ‘Ngelòne,Stamatìna sò fatte ‘na fermàtaPè rattaccà le strengh’a strucenòne. Me uànne gli’òcchie doppe ‘na utràtaI uède, tutt’a giòrne, nè salòneAddò ‘na raccòta sta urdenàtaDe prete, crete, pièzze de matòne, Cule de uàse, de … Continue reading
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Calculus in a Nutshell: functions and derivatives
When I was about thirteen, the library was going to get ‘Calculus for the Practical Man.’ By this time I knew, from reading the encyclopedia, that calculus was an important and interesting subject, and I ought to learn it. … Continue reading
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The Fourier Series
Pure mathematics is much more than an armory of tools and techniques for the applied mathematician. On the other hand, the pure mathematician has ever been grateful to applied mathematics for stimulus and inspiration. From the vibrations of the violin … Continue reading
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