Math in the News
The Mathematics of Macaroni
October 3, 2011
Architect George L. Legendre recently wrote, “Pasta by Design,” a book that catalogs variations of the Italian favorite with elaborate mathematical formulas and technical illustration.
“Home cooks might blanch at the CAD-style schematics and trigonometric equations,” wrote Stephen Heyman for The New York Times Magazine, “but they can nonetheless appreciate that each pasta profile comes with cooking times and serving suggestions.
Image of Fussilli pasta via Wikipedia.