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June 22, 2009

All hail Leibniz

srikanth @ 9:30 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1245706206 ) Play

The mathematician and the canine did some interesting experiments and arrived at a very interesting theory. Who’s the prof (1) and what’s the  experiment (rest)?


  1. A is the dog, B is the ball, BC is the  perpendicular distance to the ball.

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Answer:

Prof Timothy Pennings and his dog Elvis. After some experiments with a ball and a beach he realized that dogs intinctively perform rudeimentary calculus to figure out the shortes path to a ball, even across multiple mediums of travel.

The answer leaked out on Twitter, too :-)

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