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#1 2006-04-20 19:16:09

ganesh
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Sterradians

Wouldn't it be nice if sterradian is added here?


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#2 2006-04-20 19:58:12

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Re: Sterradians

It sure would! I just have to figure out a nice way to illustrate it. Start with a sphere ...


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#3 2006-04-23 11:25:04

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Re: Sterradians

OK, this is what I have got: Steradian. Those 3D illustrations took a while!

Could someone check it out before I link to it from other pages? smile


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#4 2006-04-23 16:01:11

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Re: Sterradians

Very neat! The example of Radiant Intensity was informative.

Thanks, MathsIsFun! smile


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#5 2006-04-24 12:20:57

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Re: Sterradians

Or perhaps even "illuminating" ? big_smile


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