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June 29, 2010

Is it a circle? Is it a square?

srikanth @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1277855956 ) Play

What connects:

Cracked by everyone!

Answer:

  1. Gabriel Lamé – who derived the generalized equation fora super ellipse
  2. Danish scientist (dilettante?) Piet Hein, who popularized the super-ellipse
  3. Hein designed the superellipse-shaped fountain in Sergels torg, Stockholm
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