Weekly links for March 18

David Kung, Symphonic Equations: Waves and Tubes, a preview of Kung’s MAA Distinguished Lecture (via Ivars Peterson on twitter)

The econometrics of conclaves and For cardinals, advantages in choosing an older pope.

The math in Good Will Hunting is easy.

Sixty Symbols on negative temperature. They don’t come out and say it, but reciprocal temperature is the more fundamental quantity.

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