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¨with courageous simplification, one might assert that the chemistry of the […] Read moreThe post The halogen bond – that interaction similar to the hydrogen bond appeared first on Mapping Ignorance.
It has been a long time since we have learned that “going nano” leads to new properties arising from matter. One of those size-dependent properties […] Read moreThe post Superparamagnetic nanoparticles and the separation problem appeared first on Mapping Ignorance.
Questions on the digit expansion of mathematical constants, such as , , or have fascinated mathematicians for centuries. However, many of these questions remain elusive […] Read moreThe post We can learn a lot from a walk with real numbers appeared first on Mapping Ignorance.
Aragón Artacho F.J., Bailey D.H., Borwein J.M. & Borwein P.B. (2013). Walking on Real Numbers, The Mathematical Intelligencer, 35 (1) 42-60. DOI: 10.1007/s00283-012-9340-x
The beringia standstill hypothesis
A review of genetic evidence suggests that the Native American founding population lived in Beringia for thousands of years before […] Read moreThe post MI weekly selection #64 appeared first on Mapping Ignorance.
If we were to ask a bunch of science geeks about their favourite animals, I have no doubt that the mantis shrimps would top […] Read moreThe post Mantis shrimps (part 1): the Mike Tyson of the sea appeared first on Mapping Ignorance.