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Michael Trott

Michael Trott

Chief Scientist, Wolfram|Alpha Scientific Content


Computing Exact Uncertainties—Physical Constants in the Current and in the New SI  March 29, 2019

As of Today, the Fundamental Constants of Physics (c, h, e, k, NA) Are Finally... Constant!  November 16, 2018

Strange Circles in the Complex Plane---More Experimental Mathematics Results  May 10, 2018

A Tale of Three Cosines---An Experimental Mathematics Adventure  April 24, 2018

How Laplace Would Hide a Goat: The New Science of Magic Windows  August 25, 2017

How Many Animals and Arp-imals Can One Find in a Random 3D Image?  February 23, 2017

What Do Gravitational Crystals Really Look (i.e. Move) Like?  June 2, 2016

An Exact Value for the Planck Constant: Why Reaching It Took 100 Years  May 19, 2016

Profiling the Eyes: ϕaithful or ROTen? Or Both?  March 2, 2016

Aspect Ratios in Art: What Is Better Than Being Golden? Being Plastic, Rooted, or Just Rational? Investigating Aspect Ratios of Old vs. Modern Paintings  November 18, 2015

Dates Everywhere in Pi(e)! Some Statistical and Numerological Musings about the Occurrences of Dates in the Digits of Pi  June 23, 2015

Which Is Closer: Local Beer or Local Whiskey?  August 19, 2014

Musing about Rectangular Bar Magnets  August 27, 2013

Even More Formulas... for Everything—From Filled Algebraic Curves to the Twitter Bird, the American Flag, Chocolate Easter Bunnies, and the Superman Solid  August 15, 2013

Using Formulas… for Everything—From a Complex Analysis Class to Political Cartoons to Music Album Covers  July 19, 2013

Making Formulas... for Everything---From Pi to the Pink Panther to Sir Isaac Newton  May 17, 2013

Calculating the Energy between Two Cubes  October 23, 2012

3D Charges and Configurations with Sharp Edges  September 27, 2012

On the Importance of Being Edgy---Electrostatic and Magnetostatic Problems with Sharp Edges  July 20, 2012

Making the Mathematica 6 Spikey  May 22, 2007