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Can a Bicycle Create a Unicycle Track?
Award: George Pólya Award
Year of Award: 2003
Publication Information: The College Mathematics Journal, Vol. 33 (2002), pp. 283-292.
Summary: The author argues that a bicycle can create a single (unicycle) track.
About the Author: (from The College Mathematics Journal, Vol. 33 (2002)) David L. Finn is an associate professor at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. He has a B.S. in applied mathematics from Stevens Institute of Technology and an M.S. and Ph.D. in mathematics from Northeastern University. His current mathematical interests lie in the interplay of analysis, geometry, and physics. His non-mathematical interests include his family and rooting for the Red Sox.