The Rosetta Stone of Mathematics

The Rosetta Stone of Mathematics

Source: FlickrMany people, beleaguered college students especially, can find it challenging to appreciate mathematics because of the way it’s presented: it’s difficult to see the beauty in a toolkit. But math isn’t only a set of tools, it is also an entity unto itself, rich with gorgeous intricacy. Like a language, it is a colorful…

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Oscars 2020: 15 things to understand, from Joaquin Phoenix’s emotional speech to Natalie Portman’s viral style declaration – The Washington Post

Oscars 2020: 15 things to understand, from Joaquin Phoenix’s emotional speech to Natalie Portman’s viral style declaration – The Washington Post

Director Bong Joon-ho stood back, as he had already been onstage three times, delivering memorable quotes of his own. He had noted that the “foreign language” category had been changed to “international feature film”: “I’m so happy to be its first recipient under the new name. I applaud and support the new direction that this…

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What the Mashable personnel bought in January

What the Mashable personnel bought in January

It’s a new year, and while all of us aren’t necessarily new people, we are certainly buying a lot of new things.  Throughout 2020, we vow to let you know about the cool stuff we buy each and every month, starting now.  Below, what the Mashable staff bought in January.  A really nice coat “This…

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Billionaire with very first SpaceX moon tickets is holding a ‘Bachelor’ style contest to discover his plus one

Billionaire with very first SpaceX moon tickets is holding a ‘Bachelor’ style contest to discover his plus one

By Amanda Yeo2020-01-13 06:49:07 UTC Single male billionaire seeking woman for long term relationship. Must be over 20, optimistic, and open to being shot into space. Yusaku Maezawa is looking for love in some unusual places. The 44-year-old Japanese fashion entrepreneur has opened worldwide applications for the role of his “life partner,” and to sweeten…

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NASA seeks Moon rover concepts from market

NASA seeks Moon rover concepts from market

NASA is looking for input from industry — including vehicle makers and tech companies not necessarily already in the space business — as to what future lunar rovers should look like. This is part of its Artemis program, which seeks to return humans to the surface of the Moon, including the first woman and the…

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