Exploring the foundations and boundaries of physics and cosmology. Interesting: Essay contest.
This site introduces the work of Julian Barbour on the foundations of physics and as a popular-science writer.
Video clips with interview of scientist, like Steven Weinberg and others.
This library now contains twelve volumes: Translations and extracts from relatively old texts.
To achieve a thorough understanding of vector calculus, including both problem solving and theoretical aspects. The orientation of the course is toward the problem aspects, though we go into great depth concerning the theory behind the computational skills that are developed.
This is a year-by-year archive of the final written portions of the senior projects.
The webiste takes apart every major idea in our current mandatory seconday mathematics curriculum (Algebra I--AP Calculus) and asks three historical questions.
1) What were the scientific, social, religious, political and economic intentions of the people who created this mathematics?
2) When and why were these mathematical ideas made into mandatory curriculum? and what parts of the original mathematics have we dropped from our curriculum?
3) Why do we still teach this curriculum? and how will it be transformed by new technology?
To provide an internet site where the MAA community can publish online articles and learning materials of high scientific and educational quality, including those promoting mathematical literacy.
Lecture Notes on Calculus