How fun is a Wolfram FunFact?
What is the price of Priceline? How old is Gary Oldman? How high is High Hill? How long is Yalong River? How hot is Hohhot? The more you know!
It's oddly amazing outside
It is 59 degrees outside here in Champaign. It’s not supposed to be this warm in January! Especially when you compare it to the weather from last year:
Wolfram Planets and Stars Reference Apps
The next time you go stargazing, bring the power of computation along with the Wolfram Planets Reference App and Wolfram Stars Reference App for iOS. Both apps provide access to real-time data and the computational power of Wolfram|Alpha in order to perform advanced calculations and provide data on the planets and stars. Exploring all of the planets in our solar system is easy with the Wolfram...
Shopping Goes Geek in Wolfram|Alpha
We’ve taken the strengths we’ve developed in math, science, and socioeconomic data and created something equally unique and useful for online shoppers. Type in the name of a product category—”dishwashers” or “tablet computers,” for example—and Wolfram|Alpha generates a comprehensive, custom analysis. What are the typical dimensions and other physical characteristics of other products in this...
Euro hits 11-month low
According to the Wall Street Journal, “the euro tumbled to its lowest level against the dollar in nearly a year Tuesday”. “In the past two days the currency has dropped 2.6% to $1.3037, a level not seen since January. The euro is down 12% from its 2011 high in May.” Using Wolfram|Alpha you can take a closer look at the exchange rate history of the euro.
Average Download Speeds by Country
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The Wolfram Lawyer's Professional Assistant App...
We are happy to announce our second Professional Assistant App for iOS: the Wolfram Lawyer’s Professional Assistant. This innovative app utilizes the power of Wolfram|Alpha to provide detailed reference information and data for legal professionals on the go. Using the Wolfram Lawyer’s Professional Assistant, you can review a dictionary of legal terms; research the statutes of limitations for...
Happy 176th Birthday, Mark Twain!
Happy Thanksgiving from the Wolfram|Alpha team! We can’t really cook, so we are bringing data to dinner: Tales will be told of the great turkey population spike of 1998.
Wolfram Flight Information and Wolfram Password...
We are happy to introduce two new Wolfram Reference Apps for iOS: the Wolfram Flight Information Reference App and the Wolfram Password Generator Reference App. Using real-time data on flight arrivals and delays, the Wolfram Flight Information Reference App can find a flight by arrival and departure city, airport name, or airport code; find out what flights are overhead at any location;...
CNNMoney Tech Tumblr: What plane just flew by?... →
cnnmoneytech: Ever see a plane go by and wonder where it came from and where it’s going? Now you can find out using Wolfram Alpha. I’m not kidding. A search of “flights overhead” in Wolfram Alpha’s search engine will provide results of all the planes flying by, how high up they are, and even what angle…