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Thompson Talks Betrayal and Doom in Doctor Strange and the Sorcerers Supreme

Robbie Thompson talks with CBR about Isaac Newton, Doctor Doom and what lies ahead for Doctor Strange and the Sorcerers Supreme. The post Thompson Talks Betrayal and Doom in Doctor Strange and the Sorcerers Supreme appeared first on CBR.com.

Chomsky’s Mysterianism

Or perhaps Chomsky’s endorsement of Isaac Newton’s mysterianism.  We tend to think of Newton as bringing physics to a triumphant state of perfection, one that lasted until Einstein, and with qualifications, still stands. Chomsky says that in fact Newton shattered the ambitions of mechanical science, which have never recovered; and in doing so he placed […]

Limits, Continuity and Differentiability – GATE Study Material in PDF

2 months agoAcademics : Testbook Blog

When dealing with Engineering Mathematics, we are constantly exposed to Limits, Continuity and Differentiability. These concepts in calculus, first proposed separately by Isaac Newton and Gottfried Leibniz, have permeated every walk of life – from space sciences to sewage management. Show More Summary

Evolution of ideas: Scientists to decode genetic story of Newton's apple

Scientists will connect two of the most important scientific theories of all time - the law of universal gravitation and the theory of evolution - by unravelling the genetic code of the apple which inspired Isaac Newton's greatest discovery 350 years ago this year.

Maths Book Sells For Record $5 Million (Or The Price Of Like Two University Textbooks)

The first edition of Sir Isaac Newton's Principia Mathematica was sold for $US3.7 million ($5 million) at Christie earlier this week, becoming the most expensive printed science book ever sold at auction --. Albert Einstein described Newton's seminal 1687 work as "perhaps the greatest intellectual stride that it has ever been granted to any man to make". More »      

Math Book Sells for Record $3.7 Million (Or the Price of Like Two College Textbooks)

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Images: Getty/Wikimedia Commons The first edition of Sir Isaac Newton’s Principia Mathematica was sold for $3.7 million at Christie’s on Wednesday, becoming the most expensive printed science book ever sold at auction—[insert joke about outrageous college textbook prices]. Show More Summary

Isaac Newton's Book Auctioned for Record-Setting $3.7 Million

A bound copy of Sir Isaac Newton's seminal book on mathematics and science was sold for $3.7 million, making it the most expensive printed scientific book ever sold at auction, according to Christie's.

On the block: Principia Mathematica, penicillin mold and a $3 million baseball card

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Upcoming auctions this week will feature a first edition of Isaac Newton's Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica and an incomplete set of the The North American Indian. Some spectacular items sold last week, including the autograph...Show More Summary

Sir Isaac Newton First Edition Up for Auction

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Principia Mathematica by Sir Isaac Newton is up for auction and is expected to fetch at least $1 million.

Tattoo artist Kat Von D snags a well-traveled Victorian in Windsor Square

Tattoo artist and television personality Kat Von D has inked a deal in Windsor Square, buying a noted Victorian-style home in the historic neighborhood for $6.5 million, The Times has confirmed. Built in 1890 for Isaac Newton Van Nuys, the prominent landholder for which the San Fernando neighborhood...

Rice-led team shows it can improve quality of supercomputing answers by 1,000 times

(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 find 'inexact computing' can improve answers

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.

A well-designed reissue of Newton’s Principia

4 months agoHumor / odd : Kottke.org

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

Newton was an Alchemist

5 months agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

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

Keke Palmer Gives Good Face For Her Smoldering & Wet Vulkan Magazine Spread!

5 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

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 Isaac Newton Figured Out Gravity With A Little Help From His Friends

6 months agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

How did Newton derive the universal law of gravitation? This question was originally answered on Quora by Alejandro Jenkins.

Europe's Oldest Living Creature May Reveal Secrets From The Past Thousand Years

Adonis was already 750 years old when Isaac Newton formulated his Laws on Motion

Cracking Open a Six-Pack

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...

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