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Welcome to the Azimuth Project! This wiki is part of a plan toAzimuth Project! This wiki is part of a plan to

  • create a focal point for scientists and engineers interested in saving the planet,

and

  • make clearly presented, accurate information on the relevant issues easy to find.

What do we mean by “save the planet”? For a more, quick check answer, out: try the first issue ofThis Week’s Finds.

If you’re interested in the Azimuth Project, also check out:

Sample articles

Do We’re you just want getting to started. help Here with are the some Azimuth sample Project? articles Please do! just We stubs need so your far: help. But you should probably look at this first:

How to help

Do you want to help with the Azimuth Project? Great! We need you. But you should probably look at these first:

  • How to get started?: an easy introduction to the elementary basics.

  • Sandbox: a place to try out stuff. Click “Edit Page” at the bottom of the page.

and maybe even these:

  • HowTo: how to add information to Azimuth.

  • FAQ: frequently asked questions, so far mainly about Instiki, the software this wiki runs on.

Also check out the Azimuth Forum, where people talk about what needs to be done.

Software requirements

The Azimuth Project displays mathematical symbols using MathML.

Notice that you don’t need to know any \MathML. Only your browser does. You write formulas into the nnLab between dollar signs in iTeX, which is designed to be very similar to ordinary \LaTeX.

Some web-browsers, notably Firefox, know how to display \MathML automatically, though you may need to install some fonts. For Internet Explorer one needs the MathPlayer plugin; download is quick and easy and free. For more see HowTo.