Power and pitfalls of symbolic equations
Tracing the history of all those x’s and y’s.
Some people have bad memories of high school algebra, with all those x’s and y’s that seem to come from nowhere, as i...
Some people have bad memories of high school algebra, with all those x’s and y’s that seem to come from nowhere, as i...
Noether’s Theorem is to theoretical physics what natural selection is to biology. If you wrote an equation encapsulat...
The letter X stands for the unknown or the mysterious: Project X; the X-Men; the X-Files. When physicist Wilhelm Rönt...