Re: Challenging math...
Posted by DA Morgan on Apr 18, 2002 at 11:55
Re: Challenging math... (Sulpicius)
Go to any good search engine, AltaVista, Lycos, etc. and put in the following as search criterion.
"Axiom of Choice"
E=mc^2 is actually not Einstein's formula. It is a simplification created in an attempt to educate the general public. The actual formula Einstein wrote was E^2 - (pc)^2 = m^2*C^4. Explore the meaning and derivation of the real formula and understand quite a bit more about the universe in which we live.
Or ... explore the following:
Pi is not a fundamental number. It is generated by a harmonic series. The configuration of space-time in which circles and spheres exist is also generated by the same basic underlying harmonic series and thus incorporates Pi.
Or ... derive a proof of the following true statement:
(e raised to the power (pi * i) + 1 = 0
Yes ... it really is ... exactly 0.
If you need more let me know. Also considering locating the following at a local college or university:
Encyclopedia of Mathematics and its Applications
Cambridge University Press. There are at least 24 volumes in the series.
Finally ... keep answer the following question:
Does a polar bear,
under an appropriate coordinate transformation
become a rectangular bear?
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