From gravity to HIV treatments, calculus has helped us understand our universe.

Science Friday
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From gravity to HIV treatments, calculus helps us understand our universe. scifri.me/202 pic.twitter.com/jP4jLR8vo3

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Only on #SciFriLive do you hear @stevenstrogatz talk about how calculus relates to... Shrek 🙃

@psmaldino 1) Remove turntable
2) Spread cheese evenly on plate
3) Microwave 30 sec, or until rings of burned cheese form
4) Double distance between rings to calculate wavelength of m. waves
5) Multiply wavelength by freqency of microwave
From @stevenstrogatz

Feel like learning something new today? We recommend listening to @stevenstrogatz on @scifri discussing his new book INFINITE POWERS, the power of calculus and how it has changed the world with @iraflatow.
(we're all feeling smarter now because of it)

If you missed it live, here’s my segment on @scifri today: Steven Strogatz on the ‘Infinite Powers’ of Calculus.

ICYMI: my conversation with @iraflatow on @scifri about what calculus is and how it changed the world