Spherical trig, Research Triangle, and Mathematica
( go to the article → https://www.johndcook.com/blog/2018/12/03/research-triangle/ )
This post will look at the triangle behind North Carolina’s Research Triangle using Mathematica’s geographic functions. Spherical triangles A spherical triangle is a triangle drawn on the surface of a sphere. It has three vertices, given by points on the sphere, and three sides. The sides of the triangle are portions of great circles running […]
Dec. 3, 2018, 5:45 p.m.