akemiiwaya at April 1st, 2014 13:22 — #1
Originally published at: http://www.howtogeek.com/186174/the-problematic-nature-of-measuring-coastlines/
Most of us never really think about how problematic measuring coastlines can be, but with their unique ‘bumpy and craggy’ shapes, it is far from being as simple as we would like. What is the best method for measuring them? How close to the exact shape of a coastline do you measure? YouTube channel Numberphile looks at the ‘problem’ in today’s video.
system at April 11th, 2014 13:22 — #2
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