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coondoggie writes "A new open source mathematics program is looking to push aside commercial software commonly used in mathematics education, in large government laboratories and in math-intensive research. The program's backers say the software, called Sage, can do anything from mapping a 12-dimensional object to calculating rainfall patterns under global warming.
http://www.networkworld.com/community/node/22768" Link to Original Source
GilbertZ writes "This is a great little video by How Stuff Works called Einstein's Messengers about how LIGO, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory is making waves in the completely new field of gravitational wave astronomy."