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Remembering the father of fractals

Benoit Mandelbrot, the mathematics professor at Yale who coined the word "fractal," passed away on October 14 at the age of 85. His death recalls the complicated history of his life's work -- the details of ...

dateOct 25, 2010 in Mathematics
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Science City stores heat in the ground

A groundbreaking project is currently being implemented on the Honggerberg Campus: in future, waste heat from buildings on the Science City Campus will be stored in the earth during the summer through 800 ...

dateJul 13, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech
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The Honda 3R-C: Designed For The NOW

By 2050, it is estimated that 70 percent of the world’s population will be living in urban areas. In industrialized countries, urban areas already account for 74 percent of their total populations. Can y ...

dateMar 01, 2010 in Engineering weblog
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Their infinite wisdom

(PhysOrg.com) -- Hotel guests come and go. But in the first decade of the 1900s, a pair of frequent Russian visitors to the Hotel Parisiana, near the Sorbonne on Paris' Left Bank, stood out vividly. The children ...

dateDec 14, 2009 in Mathematics
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