Author: Jeff Naughton

Revolutions in Physics
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Revolutions in Physics

For years people have expressed to me their feelings toward physics and I have come to the conclusion that classical mechanics (the intro physics courses required for most majors) is currently analogous in popularity to classical music. Some see classical mechanics as an important foundation to modern physics; a sufficient […]

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MORE RIDDLES!!!!

Modern Tic Tac Toe: Using integers 1 through 9, arrange them on a tic tac toe board so that each row, column, and diagonal add up to 15     Bill Gates loves puzzles: Every year Bill Gates holds a Clue-esque dinner where everyone participates in various mystery games/ puzzles […]

New Puzzles For Your Mind
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New Puzzles For Your Mind

Looks May Be Decieving: Isaac, Galileo, and Archimedes are heading to the House of Blues to see the Joy Formidable perform. Their cab driver is taking a serpentine path, as usual, and making the trip longer than normal. When they arrive the fare is $30 and the 3 friends pay […]

New Riddles, Old Solutions
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New Riddles, Old Solutions

This week’s riddles: Jenga Puzzle: If you have an unlimited supply of wooden blocks (the Jenga type) and you begin stacking them one on top of the other; how far from the edge of the table could the outermost block reach before they fall?   Bartender Puzzle: A wile bartender […]