Interesting Food – Coffee

Mathematicians from the University of Limmerick are working out a mathematical formula for the perfect cup of coffee. (They have found that size does matter, and flavour is linked to the coffee grain’s surface are.  The method of extraction describes the movement of the coffee from its solid form as a bean into its liquid form when […]


4 / 4 / 16Square Root Day – The 4th day of the 4th month of the 16th year. 42=16 4×4 = 16 The next square root day won’t be until 2025.  Can you work out what date it will fall on?

Pythagoras # 1

There were three Medieval kingdoms on the shores of a lake. There was an island in the middle of the lake, which the kingdoms had been fighting over for years. Finally, the three kings decided that they would send their knights out to do battle, and the winner would take the island. The night before […]