On the Perfect Size for a Pizza

Speaking of pizza, here’s a brief paper by Eugenia Cheng of University of Sheffield:

We investigate the mathematical relationship between the size of a pizza and its ratio of topping to base in a median bite. We show that for a given recipe, it is not only the overall thickness of the pizza that is is affected by its size, but also this topping-to-base ratio.

(Via Jim Coudal.)

β˜… Thursday, 14 November 2013

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