“A shape whose impossibility might have been an elegant theorem, but whose existence may be much more elegant.” – Chandler-Davis, editor-in-chief, The Mathematical Intelligencer Presenting: The Gomboc! I’m no mathematician, but this is cool. The Gomboc is the world’s first… Read More ›
Month: January 2008
Roger Federer will not be playing in the final. He got done in straight sets, too. Where are the comets, the pillars of fire? (The wailing and gnashing of teeth I’m pretty sure I can hear in the background.)
The 52nd Carnival of Feminists is up at Figure: Demystifying The Feminist Mystique.
After blogging the last election fairly comprehensively, I’ve really backed off from blogging parliamentary politics lately. I know I’ll get back into it, but I’ve needed a break. The good people at GetUp, however, have been indefatigable, holding meetings of… Read More ›