Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The actual anomaly of a planet in an elliptical orbit.Compare with mean anomaly
- ‘The maximum difference in Eccentric Anomaly (in radians) will equal the eccentricity of the orbit.’
- ‘We need to convert this into the eccentric anomaly, and the formula is cos E = (e + cos n) / (1 + e cos n).’
- ‘We use Keplers eccentric anomaly in order to get explicit equations for the planetary orbits in a solar system.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.