October 29, 2002

Another installment of "popular science watch." First up is an article from Scientific American on the developer of information theory, Claude Shannon. It is a very understandable outline of what information theory is all about as well as some interesting insight in Shannon himself. There are also links to more about information theory, including an online version of Shannon's original paper.

Next up is a posting from the CBC about the physics of stone skipping, including links to the research. Who knew?

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