Danger, Here Be Maths

A description of the latest research rabbit hole over at SSDS: where could you put a ping pong ball on the outside of the ISS, let go, and have it stick thanks to orbital mechanics? There is math and pretty pictures.

It’s also a test of \LaTeX  equations in wordpress. So far, so good.


Computers + Equations = :-(

A new post over on the lab blog about the different options for writing math in digital form. In my opinion, all of them suck.

Trying to convey mathematics digitally is the biggest area where using a computer adds more hassle to life rather than reducing it. If you have any good solutions, please let me know!