Wolfram | Alpha Updates

What’s new in Wolfram|Alpha? Here’s a list of the latest changes and updates rolled out in May 2012.

Wolfram Alpha Computational Knowledge Engine

NEW CURRENCY DENOMINATIONS

sample inputs:
zambia 25 ngwee coin
1 haiti gourde coin
50 ethiopia birr bill
25 east timor centavos
200 algeria dinars

CITY BOUNDARIES ON LOCAL MAPS

sample inputs:
nyc
local map of Santa Fe, NM

ENTITY-PROPERTY CHAINING

sample inputs:
population of the bordering countries of france
GDPs of the official speaking countries of mandarin chinese
tax rate of the states of hoover dam
birthdays of the discoverers of neptune
most common words in the acts of the Merchant of Venice

VENUS TRANSIT

sample inputs:
venus transit

PROPERTIES OF FALLING RAINDROPS

sample inputs:
5mm diameter rain drop
what is the average raindrop size in 3inches of rain per hour?
terminal velocity 2mm diameter rain drop
time to fall for 3mm raindrop
mass of 5mm raindrop

NEW PHYSICS FORMULAS

sample inputs:
air mass above at altitude
frequency of a helmholtz resonant cavity with a 4 inch neck
proper velocity for 0.7 c
relativistic aberration at 0.7 c and 20 degrees

WARP FACTORS

sample inputs:
warp factor 6
what warp factor is 100 c
what is warp 9.9 in the next generation

MOIRE PATTERNS

sample inputs:
moire pattern at 30 degrees
hexagonal moire pattern

INSTANT CALCULATORS

sample inputs:
tangent plane calculator
multiple derivative
perfect square calculator
nth root calculator
inequality solver

IMPROVED NUMBER LINES

sample inputs:
1900000 * 12

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