# Monthly Archives: February 2012

## Painting! #6: Hans Bethe

TweetI just started doing gray tones and got a little carried away. But, it’s fun! Also, yes, his forehead was that enormous.

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## Discrete! #13: Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications 1.3E

TweetTranslating from English to Logical Expressions There may be a part of you that says “what’s the point of all these symbols and shit? Why can’t we just reason logically?” I think people ask a similar equation about how scientists … Continue reading

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## Calculus! #42: Early Transcendentals 3.8

TweetExponential Growth and Decay This section is actually a brief introduction to differential equations. A differential equation is pretty much what it sounds like – it’s an equation that involves a function and its derivative. One of the simplest versions … Continue reading

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## On Agnosticism vs. Atheism

TweetOn Agnosticism vs. Atheism, in which I piss off lots of readers For a long time I prefered to call myself “agnostic” as opposed to one of the many terms that suggests some amount of gnosis about the universe and … Continue reading

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## Physics! #27: University Physics 4.6

Tweet4.6: Free Body Diagrams Free body diagrams: MAKE’EM. What is an FBD? Very simple – it’s a diagram in which you denote all the forces acting on a body. You may think to yourself “well, I’m a total badass, so … Continue reading

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## Discrete! #12: Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications 1.3D

TweetQuantifiers with Restricted Domains This is a cool little section that just shows you how to construct bigger statements. The example they give is “∀x<0 ( > 0).” I read that as “for all x less than zero, x squared … Continue reading

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## Painting! #5: Stephen Crane

TweetEasing back into painting…