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Category Archives: Scientific ramblings
Pandemic days4: viruses get new hosts
That we have come to be in these pandemic days evokes some wonderment or even disbelief among laypeople. The general thinking of a large section of the populace is that this event is something completely unexpected or out of the … Continue reading
Rāsabhanyāyaśikṣā
Vrishchika had been seeing several kids of patients affected by the chemical leak that had happened sometime ago. While she saw some purely for routine clinical practice, she was also particularly interested in the several cases exhibiting heterotaxy and had … Continue reading
Posted in Heathen thought, Life, Scientific ramblings
Tagged circle, Donkey's theorem, ellipse, Geometric construction, geometry, hyperbola, mathematics, parabola, recreational geometry, religion, science, Story, triangles
Chaotic behavior of some floorsquared maps
Consider the one dimensional maps of the form: , where is the fractional part of What will be evolution of a under this map when or ? We can see that for it will tend converge. However, the behavior is … Continue reading
Posted in Scientific ramblings
Tagged attractors, chaos, fractal, fractals, geometry, Golden Ratio, mathematics, numbers
The culmination of Galtonism or pandemic days3
We saw a list of famous elderly people whom the virus has already placed in the abode of Vaivasvata at the time of writing. We recognized at least two names: (1) Robert Carroll the paleontologist, whose hard to find book … Continue reading
Posted in Life, Politics, Scientific ramblings
Tagged China, Chinese belligerence, Geopolitics, Han imperialism, memetic virus, Mycobacteria, virus, viruses
The culmination of Galtonism or pandemic days2
Ensconced in the apparent safety of the 4 walls the mind looks out into the completely silent streets with hardly a soul or even a passing ratha — a mere 120 days have made the world look and sound different. … Continue reading
Posted in Life, Scientific ramblings
Tagged China, disease, Han imperialism, virus, viruses
The Plague: historical, biographical and current: a brief roundup
Globalization is not a new thing. The IndoEuropean empire of the steppes was perhaps the first one. In addition to having a serious component of our genetic ancestry and most of our memetic inheritance in it, we can still see … Continue reading
Two squares that sum to a cube
Introduction This note records an exploration that began in our youth with the simple arithmetic question: Sum of the squares of which pair integers yields a perfect cube? Some obvious cases immediately come to mind: . In both these cases … Continue reading
Posted in Scientific ramblings
Tagged arithmetic, Brahmagupta, cube, Euler, Gauss, Hindu mathematics, mathematical entity, mathematics, numbers, prime numbers, Ramanujan, square