Notes from Howard's Sabbatical from Working. The name comes from a 1998 lunch conversation. Someone asked if everything man knew was on the web. I answered "no" and off the top of my head said "Fidel Castro's favorite color". About every 6-12 months I've searched for this. It doesn't show up in the first 50 Google results (this blog is finally first for that search), AskJeeves says it's: red.
Sunday, July 28, 2013
No Edge: The Shape of the Universe. (Part 1: Flat Models)
ZoggFromBetelgeuse explains some possible mathematical models of the shape of the universe in 10 mins. I learned a few things from it. So far parts 2 and 3 don't exist yet.