1 The Lost Millennium History's Timetables Under Siege Written by Florin **Diacu** Category: Science - History; Science - Time; Mathematics - History Publisher: Knopf Canada Format: Hardcover, 310 pages Publication Date: December 2005 Price: Can$35.00 ISBN: 0-676-97657-3 ABOUT THIS BOOK Have you ...

The Slingshot Effect of Celestial Bodies by Florin **Diacu** † Try the following outdoor experiment: place a tennis ball above a basketball and let them fall from the level of your shoulders.

E.**Diacu** and C.P.Ene, Ovidius University Annals of Chemistry 20 (2) , 189-192 (2009) 191 The flow-rate of the eluent was established at 1.0 mL/min. Washing mobile phase: In order to keep the column at optimal parameters a washing solution of 70% water: 30% methanol is used at the end of the experiments.

REPORT ON THE BIRS WORKSHOP \CREATIVE WRITING IN MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE," BANFF, 2-6 MAY 2010 Organizers: Marjorie Senechal Department of Mathematics Smith College Northampton, MA 01063 senechal@smith.edu and Florin **Diacu** Pacic Institute for the Mathematical Sciences and Department of ...

The thermal conductivity of diamond/copper composite is about 800 W/mK that is twice of copper; and diamond /aluminum composite is about 600 W/mK that is 50% higher than copper. Fig. 6: The relative cooling effect as performed by a computer simulation. **DiaCu** is a composite made of diamond grit and ...

On the Dynamicsof Karate by Florin **Diacu** † The origins of martial arts can be traced back to ancient times and the systems of self-defense and fighting designed by Oriental priests and Asian warriors.

U.P.B. Sci. Bull., Series B, Vol. 71, Iss. 4, 2009 ISSN 1454-2331 HIGH-PERFORMANCE LIQUID CHROMATOGRAPHY METHOD FOR THE DETERMINATION OF BENZOIC ACID IN BEVERAGES Cornelia Petronela ENE 1, Elena **DIACU** 2 Obiectivul prezentei lucrări îl constituie ...

*Editorial Mathematical Research: Invention and Discovery by Florin **Diacu**, Guest Editor University of Victoria T his issue of Pi in the Sky celebrates the work of Leonhard Euler—the most prolific mathematician ever.

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The TopMathematics Award Florin **Diacu** † Fields Medal There is no Nobel Prize for mathematics. Its top award, the Fields Medal, bears the name ofa Canadian.