Making Light: Why RMS Titanic Didn't Have Enough Lifeboats
"Sixteen hundred people died in the Titanic disaster because no one had worked out the implications of tuned circuits."
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The TNR Q&A: Charles Barkley
"People can always bring up stuff. When I get…
The Quantum Pontiff : Wisely Using Your Advantage
"In other words, what is your probability of ruin, given a starting bankroll of D dollars, an advantage of p, and a target of T dollars?"
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Optics basics: Coherence ÃÂ« Skulls in the Stars
A very nice…
How to get a college roommate you can live with
First and foremost, don't be a jerk yourself.
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Want to Lower the Drinking Age? Hope You Like Spam :: Inside Higher Ed :: Higher Education's Source for News, Views and Jobs
MADD-- all class,…
In Grad Admissions, Where Is Class? :: Inside Higher Ed :: Higher Education's Source for News, Views and Jobs
"A study just published in PS: Political Science and Politics suggests that in graduate departments, class may be nowhere to be found in admissions decisions."
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