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Squaring the Circle (or rather circling the square)

The problem of ‘Squaring the Circle’ or the ‘Quadrature of the Circle’ as it is sometimes called is an ancient geometrical problem of using only a straight line and compass (and a finite number of steps) being able to construct a square of equal area to any given circle. The problem is of course impossible [...]

Inspirational Quote

You could not step twice into the same river, for new waters are ever flowing on to you. — Heraclitus, as quoted in Barlett’s “Familiar Quotations”, 1980