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Green Dealers

Lies, damn lies and statistics… or the story of how 10 households using the Green Deal financing option is inspirational Yesterday, DECC issued a press release announcing in triumphal tones that “New research shows the Government’s Green Deal is inspiring … Continue reading

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Heronian triangles

Despite the picture, Heronian triangles are not named for the Heron, but actually for Hero of Alexandria (c. 10–70 AD), an ancient Greek mathematician and engineer (links are to Wikipedia). Such triangles are interesting in that both their side lengths and areas are integer. … Continue reading

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