Too Much Spare Time?

New Scientist reports that Mathematics unravels optimum way of shoe lacing

There are many millions of different possibilities but, reassuringly, the proof shows that centuries of human trial and error has already selected out the strongest lacing patterns.

It’s nice to know that we humans can get something right…

(first seen in andersja’s blog)

posted at 12:49 pm on Thursday, December 05, 2002 in Odd, Science and Technology | Comments Off on Too Much Spare Time?

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