* Posts by Laurence Sherwood

2 posts • joined 8 Sep 2007

Reg Standards Soviet defines temperature, force and weight

Laurence Sherwood

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Sir:

With El Reg's punctiliousness- a recently formulated obsession, it seems to me- about units, you should be aware there are no "degrees Kelvin". For over a generation now,the SI units of absolute temperature now have been kelvin.

Perhaps your illustrious writers could use a technical advisor?

Larry Sherwood

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Original thinking in a derivatives market

Laurence Sherwood

Normal Shormal

I recall a whimsical comment made in a textbook I read in school, to the effect that mathematicians regard the normal distribution as being grounded in physical reality. Physicists, on the other hand, regard the normal distribution as something that has been validated by mathematical analysis.

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