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Yo dawg, I heard you liked Conway's Game of Life...

Yo dawg, I heard you liked Conway's Game of Life...


Syndicated 2012-03-28 22:40:28 from Plus Public Activity Feed for David Barksdale

This is a beautiful map.

This is a beautiful map.

Wind Map
If the map is missing or seems slow, we recommend the latest Chrome browser. Surface wind data from the National Digital Forecast Database. (For those of you chasing top wind speed, note that maximum ...

Syndicated 2012-03-28 21:53:04 from Plus Public Activity Feed for David Barksdale

Glibc Drops Drepper? Am I reading this right?

Glibc Drops Drepper? Am I reading this right?

The GNU C Library Steering Committee disbands - The H Open Source: News and Features
The glibc project has announced a change in leadership that sees its steering committee dissolving itself and being replaced by a new set of maintainers led by project founder Roland McGrath

Syndicated 2012-03-28 13:39:22 from Plus Public Activity Feed for David Barksdale

Play with ClojureScript in the browser.

Play with ClojureScript in the browser.

Himera

Syndicated 2012-03-27 18:14:35 from Plus Public Activity Feed for David Barksdale

The article in Nature.

The article in Nature.

Real-time single-molecule imaging of quantum interference : Nature Nanotechnology : Nature Publishing Group
A nanofabricated diffraction grating and single-molecule imaging are used to record the build up of the quantum interference patterns for molecules with masses as high as 1,298 AMU.

Syndicated 2012-03-26 15:50:04 from Plus Public Activity Feed for David Barksdale

A movie of phthalocyanine modecules demonstrating quantum interference, cf. http://en.wikipedia.o...

A movie of phthalocyanine modecules demonstrating quantum interference, cf. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double-slit_experiment


Syndicated 2012-03-26 15:17:04 from Plus Public Activity Feed for David Barksdale

This is all well and good, but can the rope be knotted such that the nails must be removed in a p...

This is all well and good, but can the rope be knotted such that the nails must be removed in a particular order?

[1203.3602v1] Picture-Hanging Puzzles
Abstract: We show how to hang a picture by wrapping rope around n nails, making a polynomial number of twists, such that the picture falls whenever any k out of the n nails get removed, and the pictur...

Syndicated 2012-03-20 19:33:07 from Plus Public Activity Feed for David Barksdale

Turns out the Fermi bubbles are a shockwave of matter from stars that a black hole fails to eat. ...

Turns out the Fermi bubbles are a shockwave of matter from stars that a black hole fails to eat. Or something.

Fermi Bubbles Are Burps from a Star-Eating Black Hole - Technology Review
...and they may also explain the cosmic ray "knee" problem, one of astronomy's biggest mysteries.

Syndicated 2012-03-19 14:10:13 from Plus Public Activity Feed for David Barksdale

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