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Wolfram Fun Facts Comes to Twitter

February 2, 2011 —
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We’ve been having so much fun over the past few months hunting for fun facts in Wolfram|Alpha that we thought it was time to give @WolframFunFacts its very own space in the Twitterverse.

Meet Fun Facts Spikey

Meet Fun Facts Spikey

For those of you who are new to Wolfram Fun Facts, they are unique facts computed from Wolfram|Alpha’s trillions of pieces of data. All of this knowledge is built upon a computational engine that allows us to mash up topic areas such as people, finance, dates, and more to do impressive, if not outrageous, computations.

Here are just a few fun fact samples we’ve discovered in Wolfram|Alpha:

We’ll be sharing all of the fun facts that we, and you, discover every day. Follow @WolframFunFacts and tweet us your favorite #funfact!


Now given the porous and heavily cratered nature of the moon’s surface I am sure you would need a lot more paint than that!

Posted by Sal Mangano February 2, 2011 at 2:33 pm


    Posted by Ernie February 3, 2011 at 1:09 am

Twitter fun facts? “Spikey?” Next will we see photos in tabloids of Stephen Wolfram going to clubs with Jessica Simpson to get some buzz that way?

Posted by Mark February 3, 2011 at 3:34 pm

I love this!
I think there will be some fun starters here for my Maths classroom.

Posted by Colleen Young February 19, 2011 at 8:58 am