Saturday, 29 April 2017

ν | nu

Greek letter 𝛎 (nu) was derived from the ancient Phoenician letter 𐤍 (nūn) which, in turn, is believed to be derived from an Egyptian hieroglyph of a snake.

The lower-case letter 𝜈 has found many uses in maths and sciences, such as:

For example, in Planck–Einstein relation, E is the energy of a photon, 𝜈 is its frequency and h is the Planck constant:

E = h𝜈

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