I'm looking for an example of an alternating series: the terms of which are (-1)^n b_n, where b_n -> 0 as n -> infinity, but the sequence {b_n} is not decreasing, and the sum from n=1 to infinity diverges. [more inside]
posted by evinrude
on Apr 15, 2009 -
25 answers

I need more examples of "interesting" calculus (or other mathy) trivia like this one factoid I mention in here... [more inside]
posted by evinrude
on Aug 10, 2006 -
21 answers

I'd like to read a readable, yet not dumbed-down account of the current state of quantum physics, addressing the famous paradoxes and directions modern research is taking. Any recommendations? [more inside] [more inside]
posted by evinrude
on Dec 18, 2003 -
11 answers