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Tag Archives: Howard Eves

TAKE MY MATH TEXT, PLEASE

FROM TIME to time, people tell me that mathematicians are a humorless lot. This, despite my having a tee-shirt (I’m wearing it at the moment) that says “Another day with … Continue reading

August 18, 2015 · 4 Comments

THIS RECTANGLE IS GOLDEN

WHICH RECTANGLE do you think is aesthetically more pleasing? Most people believe it’s the one on the left. The rectangle on the left is an example of the “golden rectangle,” … Continue reading

March 3, 2013 · 3 Comments

CHEERS, PROF!

AN ITEM in a recent Science magazine, Vol. 338, 9 November 2012, had a great opening line: “Biodiversity has driven doctoral candidates from Trinity College Dublin to drink.” Having once … Continue reading

December 5, 2012 · Leave a comment