(Rice University) Computer scientists from Rice University, Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have used one of Isaac Newton's numerical methods to demonstrate how 'inexact computing' can dramatically improve the quality of simulations run on supercomputers.
Computer scientists from Rice University, Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have used one of Isaac Newton's numerical methods to demonstrate how "inexact computing" can dramatically improve the quality of simulations run on supercomputers.
Small Spanish publisher Kronecker Wallis is doing a Kickstarter campaign to print a well-designed version of Isaac Newton’s Principia, one of the most important texts in science. We have spent several months working on a desire. TheShow More Summary
As I'm sure many people are aware these days, with the greater availability of historical materials and their analysis, Isaac Newton was as much alchemist as scientist. His worldview encompassed mysticism, mathematics, and cosmology in equal parts, a function of his time. Show More Summary
If looks could kill… Keke Palmer looks AH-Mazing in the new issue of Vulkan magazine, serving up fierce face for her photo shoot! The Scream Queens starlet dressed in a floral Isaac Newton gown to pose in a tub of water, and we're totally living for all this smolder. Doesn't she look mesmerizing?? Related: Lea Michele & Keke [...]
How did Newton derive the universal law of gravitation? This question was originally answered on Quora by Alejandro Jenkins.
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What goes up must come down. That's what Sir Isaac Newton suggested anyway in his Universal Law of Gravity. It is easy to think in watching the stock market since the end of June, however, that it does not adhere to the law of gravi...
Eirenaeus Philalethes was at the height of his fame in the second half of the 17th century. His chemical writings had influenced Robert Boyle and would later guide the alchemical work of Isaac Newton. Even into the early 18th century these writings influenced such foundational figures in chemistry as Georg Stahl. Show More Summary
The Avengers. The Defenders. The X-Men. The Inhumans. The list of Marvel’s mightiest teams goes on and on, collections of the finest heroes in the universe. Stephen Strange just beat all of them by starting his own magical team featuring one of the most influential scientists in history and a straight-up fictional wizard. Read more...
From the Chinese delivery man who solved a complex math riddle to the teen who came up with a solution for a 350-year-old problem posed by Isaac Newton, take a look at these real-life Will Huntings.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants. - Isaac Newton
Since the time of Isaac Newton, scientists have wondered if the gravitational pull of the sun and moon might be strong enough to trigger earthquakes and tremors on Earth. An analysis of 81,000 low-frequency earthquakes along the San Andreas Fault now confirms these suspicions. Read more...
The Royal Society, once presided over by Isaac Newton, is one of Britain's most respected learned institutions: that's why it matters so much that the organisation's new report, "Progress and research in cybersecurity," begins by demanding...Show More Summary
Martin Shkreli -- the controversial pharma exec people love to hate -- might have to part ways with some rare and historic treasures... like an Isaac Newton manuscript! New York state's tax board is going after Shkreli's insane collection of…
Isaac Newton changed the way we understand the physical universe in the late 1600s with his three laws of motion. The groundbreaking laws explain the relationship between a given body and the forces acting on it, and changes in the body's...Show More Summary
According to a new study, cats understand certain laws of physics. Does this make them smarter than their owners? Dog lovers will probably have an opinion on this. If he were still around, Isaac Newton might have one as well. This study may be viewed as evidence...
Astrophysicist and Star Talk host Neil deGrasse Tyson signaled his solidarity with LGBT communities with a short Twitter “lecture” earlier this week. Tyson began his series of tweets with observations regarding rainbows, including Isaac Newton’s assignment of the colors seen in...
6. That "shoulders of giants" thing was actually an insult.
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