I was surprised. This chart of our electricity usage by average outside temperature shows a wide variance in our usage at the same temperature.

# Category: Science & Math

I expected to be a scientist, but poor experimental skills killed that avenue and fatigue with abstract thought blocked the other. However, my interest in science and math never flagged. When working in data processing, I decided to return and get a masters. I chose computer science rather than a more business-oriented degree. The prospect of working on science projects still lured me.

These posts arise from curiosities and mysteries in the world of science and math.

### Science & Math

## Home Electric Use and MATLAB

### Science & Math

## Elliptical Orbits and Center of Mass

### Science & Math

## MATLAB Excursion

### Science & Math

## Three-Tier Architecture

### Finance & Economics, Politics & Government, Science & Math

## Python Program

### Science & Math

## Staircase of Science

### Science & Math

## Python and WebCam

### Science & Math

## Calculating with Numbers

The pleasure of calculation first came to me in the second grade. Sister Madonna had just taught the class multiplication with the number 2. That night before dinner and then after dinner, I was thick in a calculation frenzy. Starting with 1 times 2, then 2 times the result, then 2 times the result, and…