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JamesJ:
Here's a very nice question.
Using the standard power series expansion of e^1, evaluate the following limit ...
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Serious physics students,
You might enjoy and learn a lot from this course. I took the first offering and it has really helped sharpen and …
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JamesJ:
A great illustration of pressure from the atmosphere supporting a column of fluid:
http://dailypicksandflicks.com/2011/10/23/koifishenjoy…
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The universe is sending us a valentineAsteroid 2012 DA14flies by February 15 as close as 28,000 kms.
Fun facts:
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* Many of the behavior problems that moderators spend time dealing with arise in chat
* A lot of that bad behavior is boring teenage attent…
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JamesJ:
Here's an interesting integral: the primitive of 1/sqrt( x(1x) )
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JamesJ:
If you've not already joined the edX bandwagon, you might enjoy this excellent course:
https://www.edx.org/courses/MITx/3.091x/2013_Spring/…
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JamesJ:
For @tomiko
Write out carefully using the 'squeeze theorem' an argument for
\[ \lim_{n \rightarrow \infty} \sqrt[n]{3^{n+17} + 5^n} \]
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JamesJ:
If you've not yet joined the edX bandwagon, you might enjoy this upcoming course, that looks great!
https://www.edx.org/courses/MITx/7.00x/…
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If you admins aren't going to be here, Moderators should have the power to block an IP.
Twice in the space of an hour this morning, we h…
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JamesJ:
Hi guys.
If you have not already joined the edX bandwagon, there's a great upcoming physics course:
https://www.edx.org/courses/MITx/8.02…
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Comic book explanation of the Higgs Boson:
http://vimeo.com/41038445
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JamesJ:
A very important technical video for anyone who has ever watched Walter Lewin. ;)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Ai_HCBDQIQ
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JamesJ:
As a reminder: Absolutely no MidTerm Exam discussed is allowed.
https://6002x.mitx.mit.edu/discussion/question/55202/collaborationguide…
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There's a strange quirk with the page name/heading:
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JamesJ:
Logarithms can be surprising.
Suppose \( x, y, z > 0 \). Then
\[ x^{\log_y z} = z^{\log_y x} \]
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Anyone taking Cousera's Probabilistic Graphical Models?
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Who is this mysterious figure (top right?). They move between questions like a shadow and they are not clickable.
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As is well known, when the Spanish first arrived in the New World, they brought with them a number of diseases that had a serious impact on …
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JamesJ:
I think this is in the queue. But I'd like to put in a plug again for adding the ability to add text to drawing.
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JamesJ:
A nice problem in classical physics:
http://openstudy.com/study?login#/updates/4f42fe64e4b065f388dc742a
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JamesJ:
For Aysegul:
What if temperature as defined by T=a.(mw).(v^2) was not dependent on the molecular weight of the gas, speculate on how the co…
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JamesJ:
Ponytails ... yes, there's a Physics for them too!
http://physics.aps.org/synopsisfor/10.1103/PhysRevLett.108.078101
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For Tania08:
At the beginning of the year, Quasar Company's liabilities equal $51,000. During the year, assets increase by $60,000, and at …
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Who's up for a challenge? Show that for all positive \( x, y, z \) we have
\[ \left(\frac{x+y}{x+y+z}\right)^{1/2} + \left(\frac{x+z}{x+y+…
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Is the earth getting lighter or heavier right now?
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Physics of flying. Interesting.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/sciencenews/9035708/Cambridgescientistdebunksflyingmyth.html
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For Miranda
All of the following are a form of government except:...
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There are K intermediate stations on a railway line from one terminus to another. In how many ways can a train stop at three o…
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In Physics at least, it seems to take 20 minutes or more before all moderator privileges are given the person with the highest level. Norma…
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