Archive: 10/13/2011

Beautiful math of fractals

(PhysOrg.com) -- What do mountains, broccoli and the stock market have in common? The answer to that question may best be explained by fractals, the branch of geometry that explains irregular shapes and processes, ...

Oct 13, 2011 3.6 / 5 (5) 0

And the microbes shall inherit the Earth

(PhysOrg.com) -- Global warming is not a novel phenomenon, and by studying what happened to the planet during a period of global warming about 250 million years ago, one USC Dornsife scientist hopes to discover ...

Oct 13, 2011 5 / 5 (6) 8 | with audio podcast

Exploring the sound of string theory

A new collaboration between physicists and sound artists at Queen Mary, University of London, has produced a sonification of string theory equations. The project is being unveiled at a concert on 5 and 6 November, 2011.

Oct 13, 2011 4 / 5 (1) 0