Category Archives: geometry

Sun Dogs – what would they look like on Mars?

I was in Dorset last weekend when I saw a beautiful sundog (I took the picture on my phone – so apologies for the bad quality!) : The sun dog (also known as a parhelion) is evidenced by a thin … Continue reading

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Thinking outside the ball and outside the box?

I read this puzzle recently on a book that suggested ways to improve lateral thinking. Simply stated the challenge is: draw four dots in a square on a piece of paper. Is it possible to connect the four points with … Continue reading

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