Archive: 25/03/2011

Math meets music

Geometry is the force that shapes both the sound of music and the novel research of Florida State University composer-theorist Clifton Callender, whose work explores and maps the mathematics of musical harmony.

dateMar 25, 2011 in Mathematics
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Study links forest health to salmon populations

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new research paper written by Simon Fraser University biologists and published in the journal Science concludes that the abundance of salmon in spawning streams determines the diversity and productivity ...

dateMar 25, 2011 in Ecology
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Girl Scout cookies go high-tech: Smartphone sales

(AP) -- The Girl Scouts were selling their cookies the old-fashioned way, pulling a creaky-wheeled red wagon laden with Thin Mints and Samoas down a suburban street. But the affair took a decidedly 21st-century twist when, ...

dateMar 25, 2011 in Other
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Imagining Mars

(PhysOrg.com) -- This composite of three artists' renderings from 1975 was only wish fulfillment for an unnamed JPL artist; however, the landscape and the rendered shapes took into account what was known about Mars that year.

dateMar 25, 2011 in Space Exploration
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