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【纪录片】《统一与兴盛》,中国最棒的历史类纪录片

Probably the best documentary on China’s history to be found on YouTube.

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Travel back in time to Singapore’s pre-colonial history beyond 1819

This is quite a nice exhibition to check out the history of Singapore before independence. Contrary to popular belief, Singapore was already far from a “fishing village” in 1819. Admission for Singapore citizens and PRs are free. CapitaStar members can … Continue reading

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Interesting Facts about Green’s Theorem

Firstly, Green’s Theorem is named after the mathematician George Green (14 July 1793 – 31 May 1841). Something remarkable about George Green is that he is almost entirely self-taught. He only went to school for one year (when he was 8 years … Continue reading

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The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdos (Hardcover)

The secret to being good at Maths (or any other subject) is to like it and enjoy it. This would make working hard and practicing Maths easier and more efficient. 2 hours can easily fly past while doing Maths if … Continue reading

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Recommended Calculus Book for Undergraduates

Thomas’ Calculus (12th Edition) Thomas’ Calculus is the recommended textbook to learn Undergraduate Calculus (necessary for Engineering, Physics and many science majors). It is used by NUS and can be bought at the Coop. Full of pictures, and many exercises, … Continue reading

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Carl Friedrich Gauss

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Friedrich_Gauss Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss (/ɡaʊs/; German: Gauß, pronounced [ɡaʊs] ( listen); Latin: Carolus Fridericus Gauss) (30 April 1777 – 23 February 1855) was a German mathematician and physical scientist who contributed significantly to many fields, including number theory, algebra, statistics, … Continue reading

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