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Handy interactive map of the periodic system – elements.wlonk.com

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/05/20

Handy interactive map of the periodic system: [WayBackelements.wlonk.com

via: [WayBack] Interactive Periodic Table.Wonderful. Identify the typical uses for each element as you scroll over it.http://elements.wlonk.com/ElementsTable.htm – Lars Fosdal – Google+

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Thread by @MaxFagin: “November is here, and that means a massive shift is coming. And by “massive” I am of course referring to the redefinition of the kilogram unit of mass […]”

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/11/02

Good read: Thread by @MaxFagin: “November is here, and that means a massive shift is coming. And by “massive” I am of course referring to the redefinitilogram unit of mass that the world has been building up to for more than 100 years. Let me explain: 1/ I’ve h […]” [WayBack]

via: [WayBack] Das Urkilogrann wird arbeitslos. Es wird durch eine Definition ersetzt, die auf physikalischen Effekten statt auf einem Sample basiert. – Kristian Köhntopp – Google+

–jeroen

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Euler’s identity – cool explanatory videos by Burkard Polster

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/10/19

[WayBack] e^iπ = -1 – Daniela Osterhagen – Google+ reminded me of [WayBackEuler’s identity (often called the most beautiful formula in the world) and these two great videos by Burkard Polster I bumped into a few years back below.

She points to a German link about “the most beautiful formula in the world”, to which I fully agree:

Gerade einmal sechs Symbole braucht es dafür

[WayBackFreistetters Formelwelt: Die schönste Formel der Welt – Spektrum der Wissenschaft

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Spelling with element symbols from the Periodic table

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/09/11

The [WayBackPeriodic table – Wikipedia contains many symbols.

Combing them allows you to spell word. Not all words, but many of them can be spelled.

So I was glad finding the below article that started with the same fascination I had in chemistry class.

[WayBackSpelling with Elemental Symbols

It has a great explanation of the algorithm, references to computer science literature and a nice Python implementation.

via: [WayBack] One of the best programming articles I’ve read in a while – This is why I Code – Google+

–jeroen

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TwistedDoodles • The truth about Eureka. (I say bollocks… A lot!)

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/08/30

The truth about Eureka.(I say bollocks… A lot!)

I bumped into this a while ago, but since I’ve been doing quite a bit of research lately, it’s worth repeating.

–jeroen

Source: TwistedDoodles • The truth about Eureka. (I say bollocks… A lot!)

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