## Archive for the ‘Math and Science Humor’ Category

### Wife of Pi

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

Wife of Pi cartoon by The Argyle Sweater

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### Zeno and His Arrow

Saturday, January 5th, 2013

As many readers will know, the comic above refers to the Greek philosopher Zeno, from about 490 BCE. He is famous for his “argument against motion” paradox. To get to a place, said Zeno, we must first go half way there. Once there, we must go half the remaining distance, or one fourth. Then we must move half the remaining distance, or one eighth, etc. So, moving from one place to another requires an infinite number of motions, which is impossible.

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