"Mathematical Bridge" Queens' College Tip by barryg23

Queens' College, Cambridge: 7 reviews and 14 photos

  Queens' College Mathematical Bridge
by barryg23

The legend is that the Mathematical Bridge was initially built by Issac Newton in such a clever way that no nuts or bolts were needed. Centuries later, wishing to discover Newton's method, some Maths undergrads took the bridge apart - and couldn't put it back together again. Hence all the nuts and bolts....

Address: Queens' Lane, Cambridge
Phone: +44 1223 335511
Website: http://www.quns.cam.ac.uk/

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Mar 1, 2003
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