Picture This
Mathematics / Geometry
What 3 dimensional shape will pass through a rectangle, triangle and circle each time filling the whole space? The answer may surprise you in it's simplicity. Before I tell you what it is, see if you continue reading this fact

Origins Of The Meter
Mathematics / History
The origins of the meter go back to at least the 18th century. At that time, there were two competing approaches to the definition of a standard unit of length. Some suggested defining the meter as th continue reading this fact

Fibonacci Patterns In Nature?
Mathematics / Number Theory
Often it takes a second look to see how mathematical numbers and patterns fit into the natural world. Numbers, after all, are manmade. However some very interesting number patterns underlie some natur continue reading this fact
