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# Alice's adventures in algebra: Wonderland solved - physics-math - 16 December 2009 - New Scientist

www.newscientist.com/article/mg20427391.600-alices-adventures-in-algebra-wonderland-solved.html?full=true, posted 2010 by peter in fiction literature math philosophy science

The 19th century was a turbulent time for mathematics, with many new and controversial concepts, like imaginary numbers, becoming widely accepted in the mathematical community. Putting Alice's Adventures in Wonderland in this context, it becomes clear that Dodgson, a stubbornly conservative mathematician, used some of the missing scenes to satirise these radical new ideas.

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# The Computational Beauty of Nature

mitpress.mit.edu/books/FLAOH/cbnhtml/home.html, posted 2009 by peter in ai art design math reference science

Welcome! This is the home page for The Computational Beauty of Nature, affectionately known as ``The Fish and Chips Book.'' Here, you will find information about the book, source code for simulations involving fractals, chaos, complex systems, and adaptation, and a whole slew of goodies for people interested in multidisciplinary topics involving computers, philosophy, and science.

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# Crank Dot Net

www.crank.net/, posted 2009 by peter in conspiracy humor list math physics reference science

Crank Dot Net is devoted to presenting Web sites by and about cranks, crankism, crankishness, and crankosity. All cranks, all the time.

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# Crackpot index

math.ucr.edu/home/baez/crackpot.html, posted 2009 by peter in conspiracy humor list math physics science

A simple method for rating potentially revolutionary contributions to physics:

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