Daily Archives: March 28, 2008

Fancies of the parabola and hyperbola

Many revolutions-of-the-sun ago we were seeking a device that could construct a parabola. We made a discovery in this connection that is exceedingly elementary Euclid for mathematicians, but for us it was an insight-giving philosophical revelation. A parabola can be … Continue reading

Posted in Life, Scientific ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment