June 22, 2009
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)?
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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 :-)