Tagged: maths

Physicsstop breakage - Physics Stop

Marcus Wilson Sep 10, 2009

Well, what do you know? I write an entry about complex numbers and the next thing that happens is my blog editor breaks down and I get an error message "cannot take the log of -1 at lib/MT/Template/ContextHandlers.pm line 2032". Our nice support people have fixed it now, so hopefully I am readable again. Read More

Complex numbers - Physics Stop

Marcus Wilson Sep 09, 2009

Sometimes the divide between physics and mathematics is a thin one. Particularly between theoretical physics (which is what I do most of) and mathematics. The difference is that physicists have to keep one foot loosely planted in reality. It's true that sometimes it just the tip of a little toe that's behind the reality-line, but look hard enough and you'll … Read More