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Contents of the July/August 2000 issue of Quantum


Feature articles

Self-similar Mosaics

by N. Dolbilin

When the whole is the sum of its parts.


Catching Up on Rays and Waves

by Albert Stasenko

A rhapsody on wavelengths and the Stefan-Boltzmann law.


The Borsuk-Ulam Theorem

by M. Krein and A. Nudelman

Horsing around with continuous functions on a circle.


Algebraic and Transcendental Numbers

by N. Feldman

Thought-provoking for thousands of years.


Departments

At the Blackboard I: Sharing a Point

by I. Sharygin


At the Blackboard II: The Little House on the Tundra

by A. Tokarev

Art by Pavel Chernusky

Physics Contest: Batteries and Bulbs

by Larry D. Kirkpatrick and Arthur Eisenkraft


Kaleidoscope: Geometric Surprises


At the Blackboard III: The Enigmatic Magnetic Force

by E. Romishevsky


In the Lab: Can You Carry Water in a Sieve?

by A. Dozorov


Looking Back: Ernst Abbe and "Carl Zeiss"

by A. Vasilyev


Informatics: Chores

by Don Piele


How Do You Figure?: Challenges in Physics and Math


Brainteasers: Just for the Fun of It!

Check out this sample!

Crisscross Science

Scientific crossword puzzle.

Answers, Hints & Solutions


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