Tag Archives: Mathematics

117 Days Calendar (English Subtitles) CC

We will demonstrate how to make a 117-day calendar, with 13 weeks of nine days (Novenas) and 9 months of 13 days (Trecenas). First we make a table with 13 rows and 9 columns. We number it 1 to 13 until complete this table. Then separate the first column and transfer to a circle divided… Read More »

Professor Reclaims World Record for Mental Calendar Calculations

– [Yusnier] Soon, the principal is increasing. We’ll have this. – [Giovanni] Miami Dade College professor, Yusnier Viera, makes complex equations easy for his students. – Plus one. – [Ryan] It’s changed my view of math completely having him as a professor. He really breaks down the math for you. So, he makes it as… Read More »

How Do Astronomers Measure Distance?

Hi, and welcome to Brain Stuff. I’m Jonathan Strickland. And I’m Ben Bowlin. And Ben, I understand we have an interesting question today. Oh, yeah. This is a good one. All right, so Jonathan. Are you ready? Yep. That’s not the question. OK. All right. How do astronomers measure distance? How are they able to… Read More »

Using Mathematical Modelling to Defeat Pests

[WOMAN]: So the problem is, that we’re aiming to address is, how to deal with invasive species or pest species. So there’s been quite a lot of work trying to get at how to deal with these kinds of species Chemical pesticides is one approach that people have used a lot of in the past.… Read More »

Michio Kaku: The Universe in a Nutshell (Full Presentation)

My name is Professor Michio Kaku.  I’m a professor of theoretical physics at the City University of New York and I specialize in something called string theory.  I’m a physicist. Some people ask me the question, “What has physics done for me lately?  I mean, do I get better color television, do I get better… Read More »