Sun SITE @
The University of British Columbia
The Solar eclipse sequence on our
was captured by
a faculty member of the UBC Mathematics Department. Many of
Dr. Gupta's astronomical photos have been published in Astronomical
publications. The animation is achieved by using
Herb Jellinek's Animator applet.
The images of the chinese characters on our
were digitized from video shot by
The characters appear on carvings outside of UBC's C.K. Choi
building, housing the Institute of Asian Research at UBC.
The character shown means ``wisdom''.
This image is a proof of Pythagoras' theorem - a detail from
a digitized image of a 9th Century Greek Manuscript of Euclid's
Elements from the
SunSITE @ UNC.
Yet another proof of Pythagoras' theorem. This comes from the
title pages of a
most remarkable book.
The image was digitized by
The University of British Columbia Mathematics Department
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