Apr 22, 2008

Music has it's own Geometry


The new shape of music: Music has its own geometry, researchers find from PhysOrg.com

The connection between music and mathematics has fascinated scholars for centuries. More than 200 years ago Pythagoras reportedly discovered that pleasing musical intervals could be described using simple ratios.

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Apr 20, 2008

Updates

This is just a quick update to say I haven't updated the blog as of late.

I've been busy, settling into the new city, Charlotte, growing accustomed to a new job and new people and creating a new routine.

I'ts been challenging and refreshing all the same.

I have just signed up for two more classes - one being an elective, Greek Philosophy and another required course, Healthcare Ethics.  I am sure the Philosophy class will prove to be interesting and enlightening.

Thats it for now, its time for relaxing on the sofa with the evening news. 

 

Until next time!

My Stroke of Insight - Jill Bolte Taylor

This is a superb video well worth your time. Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke. As it happened -- as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, movement, understanding -- she studied and remembered every moment. This is a powerful story about how our brains define us and connect us to the world and to one another.