Saturday, May 26, 2012

Schoolboy cracks age-old maths problem

Sigh. I could'a been a contender

 The flight of a ball is classical Newtonian dynamics —all we need (to describe the motion) is the angle at which the ball is projected and the coefficient of elasticity which describes the interaction of the ball with the wall. [Schoolboy cracks age-old maths problem]

A 16-year-old schoolboy has solved a mathematical problem which has stumped mathematicians for centuries.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Oh sure. Sure ya did it!
Oy vey ole'

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