Tag Archives: topology

Spoiler!(?) Solution to Puzzle 5

Here is one solution to Puzzle 5. It’s not the solution I intended. I wanted to make Puzzle 5 hard enough that the solver would write a general (topological) argument for the existence of solutions. But I decided to solve … Continue reading

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Shutdown Puzzle 5

The US Federal Government is down. The next puzzle is up. Have fun with this one. (Hint: there are a couple of ways to try this one. For bonus points you might try both 1) drawing lines and 2) making … Continue reading

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Shutdown Puzzle 4

Government shutdown continues and so do the puzzles. Only a couple more topological ones, then we’ll move on to something else.

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Shutdown Puzzle 3

While the US Government is shutdown I’m posting puzzles for your enjoyment.

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Shutdown Puzzle 2

Furloughed because of government shutdown? Try a quick math puzzle to lighten your mood!

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Shutdown Puzzle 1

The US Government is shutdown, but your brain doesn’t need to be. My puzzle outlet will be open while the government is closed.

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More Experimental Topology and Experiments in Topology

I visited my friends Peter and Liz (I stayed a few nights) and came back with a laundry list of things to post about: 1) They have some really cool polyhedra and mathematical quilts, so sometime I am going to … Continue reading

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