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 The First 150 Years of the Periodic Table of the Elements
 Retro programming nostalgia III: the MSX microcomputer and planet orbits
 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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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
I am European of Italian origin. I very proud of my origin but, unfortunately, my carrier put me in a orbit that does intersect my country only during the vacation time. In these close encounters, my landing site is Frosinone. … 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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La Serie di Taylor
La serie di Taylor è un utilissimo strumento matematico. In questo blog, ne darò una breve descrizione dando qualche esempio di applicazione. Chi è il signor Taylor? Brook Taylor (1685 – 1731) era un matematico britannico del XVII secolo che … Continue reading
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