Monthly Archives: March 2013

Why do we have two nostrils?

There – I have raised another weird question. But my question is not completely irrational. I mean seriously, think about it. Our faces have a lot of holes. We have two ears and two eyes, it makes sense because the difference in time it takes for sound to reach one ear and the other allows […]

There is no pink colour

Your first reaction – “WHAAT?! How is this possible? I see the pink colour then how is it not a colour?” If you didn’t react like that, don’t pick on me, I’m just guessing. We’ve all been told that the colours of the rainbow correspond to difference wavelengths of visible light – violet, indigo, blue, […]

Research: 0.999… = 1?

Whenever the equality of 0.999… and 1 arises, teachers can expect a high degree of disbelief from students, and proofs may do little to abate their skepticism. This equality challenges students’ conceptions of the real line, limits, and decimal representation, but students have a strong historical and intuitive basis for their resistance. The purpose of […]

Research: 0.999… = 1?

Whenever the equality of 0.999… and 1 arises, teachers can expect a high degree of disbelief from students, and proofs may do little to abate their skepticism. This equality challenges students’ conceptions of the real line, limits, and decimal representation, but students have a strong historical and intuitive basis for their resistance. The purpose of […]

What makes Sports cars so stable?

We all love Sports Cars, or the idea of them at least. Probably something to do with the Sheer Speed and Control, or Feeling Superior to the other cars on the road! The backbone supporting all these boundary-pushing numbers is stability on the road. Many of us will know that to achieve this, the car […]