February 5, 2021

Journey of two lines

Once upon a time many years ago, a dot was born in the space at the origin and began moving forward in the time tracing a line. After sometime, another dot was born and began moving forward tracing a line like the another dot. Their traces were sloped, not parallel. So as the time passed, the lines traced by the dots began converging towards each other. Then they met and coalesced at a point to become one. No one could discern that these were two lines overlapping each other except on a close examination. For long years, they travelled forward… Read More »Journey of two lines

Mass of Higgs Boson predicted by Homer Simpson!!!!!

Homer Simpson seems to have discovered the equation to calculate the weight of the elusive God Particle, Higgs Boson as back as a decade Many of the episodes of the cult show “The Simpsons” are laced with mathematics. It is said the many people involved in the making of this show are mathematicians In one such episode called “The Wizard of Terrace” in 1998, Homer Simpson turns into a mathematician and is shown pondering over a equation in front of the blackboard. The equation is written as shown in the picture below. If you put the values of all the… Read More »Mass of Higgs Boson predicted by Homer Simpson!!!!!