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2013-09-19 23:01:43

Physicist Robert Lang, the world's foremost paper-folding artist, will present "The Mathematics of Origami" at Lafayette College in Easton, Pa. Easton,

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2011-06-30 06:45:00

Researchers have established the relationship between the number of squares in a Rubik's-cube-type puzzle and the maximum number of moves required to solve it.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.