Read — 2016/08/18

by shwolff

Today’s selection of articles:

  1. The maths behind the fastest person on Earth (and no it’s not Usain Bolt)“, by Christian Yates (The Conversation). On tail winds, reaction times, and baton hand-offs.
  2. Cayley’s nodal cubic surface“, by John Baez (American Mathematical Society). Got four ordinary double points?