Browsing Archive: January, 2020

The Mathematics of MRI

Posted by on Friday, January 17, 2020, In : Medical 
Welcome everyone to the first regular article of the new decade!

And as a result of recent medical testing, the subject that I have selected for today's entry is the mathematics of reconstructing medical magnetic resonance images - or MRIs.

Some of you may recall a pair of articles that I published last June on the qualitative meaning of the Fourier transform and how it applied to reconstructing medical computed tomography images. In those two articles I provided a very basic - and possibly ov...
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A Decade In Science

Posted by on Wednesday, January 1, 2020,
Happy New Decade!!

That's right, we are starting a brand new decade of scientific exploration and technological developments. As scientists and engineers we can only dream about what the coming years will reveal.

But in looking forward, we must also take a moment to look back at how far we have already come. And to that end, I will be blatantly copying the trend of every other news organization this week and giving you my top ten scientific discoveries of the decade! (Although to be fair, as a ...
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Dr. Chris Bird I am a theoretical physicist & mathematician, with training in electronics, programming, robotics, and a number of other related fields.


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