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MY ARTICLES "MATHEMATICAL CURIOSITIES" IN SIAM NEWS

FEYNMAN'S FLYING SAUCER

CAUCHY-SCHWARZ INEQUALITY AND A PARADOX/PUZZLE

MIRAGES ON THE ROAD AND THE POINCARE METRIC

WHICH ENERGY IS GREATER?

GETTING FOCUSED

HOW TO OPEN A WINE BOTTLE WITH A BOOK

A PERSPECTIVE ON ALTITUDES

ORTHOCENTER, ARCHIMEDIAN STYLE

FROM ARCHIMEDES AND EUCLID TO HAMILTON AND POINCARE

BENFORD'S LAW AND ACCELERATED GROWTH

A BIKE AND A CATENARY

A BOAT PARADOX

THE QUICKEST SOLUTION TO THE BRACHISTOCHRONE PROBLEM

MEASURING CURVATURE WITH A BIKE

A CYCLOID IS A TAUTOCHRONE

DOWNWIND, FASTER THAN THE WIND

AN ELECTRICIAN'S PROOF OF EULER'S POLYHEDRAL FORMULA

FOUCALT'S PENDULUM WITH A TWIST

FURTHER UPON REFLECTION: CAUSTICS IN A BALL

A BIKE WHEEL AND THE GAUSS-BONNET THEOREM

GROMOV'S NON-SQUEEZING THEOREM AND OPTICS

HEAT EXCHANGE AND SOME FRIVOLOUS ASPECTS OF E. 

A NEAR-PERFECT HEAT EXCHANGE

AN INVERTED PENDULUM: DEFYING GRAVITY AND INTUITION

KELVIN'S CIRCULATION THEOREM AND AN ISOPERIMETRIC INEQUALITY

PARTICLES OF NEGATIVE MASS AND THE KREIN-MOSER THEORY

A LAGRANGE MULTIPLIER PROBLEM WITHOUT MULTIPLIERS

BULLETPROOF VESTS AND LIE BRACKETS

A MINIMALIST MINIMIZES AN INTEGRAL

MOEBIUS MAP IN HINGES, BIKES, AND MORE

THE MOON SINE

MOSER'S THEOREM ON JACOBIANS BY DIFFUSION

FOCUSING ON NEPHROIDS

PARABOLA OF SAFETY AND THE JACOBIAN

MEASURING AREAS WITH A SHOPPING CART

PYTHAGOREAN THEOREM ON ICE

REFLECTING ON REFLECTIONS

RIEMANN MAPPING BY STEEPEST DESCENT

SLINGS, BULLETS AND BLOW-UP

SOME LIGHT GEOMETRY

NEWTONIAN DYNAMICS = SPRING THEORY

SYMMETRIC MATRICES A LITTLE WORK

TELESCOPES AND SYMPLECTIC MAPS

PERPETUAL MOTION AND THE THEOREM OF COSINES

THE THIN LENS FORMULA AND SPRINGS 

A WATER-BASED SOLUTION OF POLYNOMIAL EQUATIONS


EXPLORING THE UNKNOWN

LEARNING BY DOING