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Archive for November, 2017

18 Nov

It Never Stops with Pythagoras

TweetIn the previous blog I described a discovery of Hirotaka Ebisui and an observation by Thanos Kalogerakis, both concerning what's known as Vecten's configuration. Vecten's configuration is a generalization of the famous Bride's Chair that underlies Euclid I.47, generally identified as the proof of the Pythagorean Theorem, although by now there are hundreds of them. […]

11 Nov

A Discovery of Hirotaka Ebisui And Thanos Kalogerakis

TweetToday's communication from Thanos Kalogerakis brought to mind an insightful one page note by Alan Alda - a chapter in a collection This Explains Everything by John Brockman. With every door into nature we nudge open, 100 new doors become visible, each with it own inscrutable combination lock. On a rather small scale that Alan […]

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