Monthly Archives: August 2011

On The Nature Of Scientific Theories

I was reading the delightful blog Ask A Mathematician / Ask A Physicist (in particular, this post), when I encountered this noteworthy comment (and this one) from one of that blog’s readers. The post is about why the earth orbits … Continue reading

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An Amusing (And Instructive) Error I Made While Solving A Recurrence Relation

One way to specify a sequence of numbers is recursively; that is, the first one or more terms in the sequence are stated, and then a formula for the general term of the sequence is given in terms of one … Continue reading

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