Testing Leonardo da Vinci’s bridge: His design was stable, study finds

Enlarge / The Vebjørn Sand Da Vinci Project bridge in Ås, Norway, is based on a design by Leonardo Da Vinci.
Åsmund Ødegård/Wikimedia Commons
Pedestrians and bicyclists in Ås, Norway, use the Da Vinci Bridge to cross the city’s E-18 highway, a lam…

To find the best parking spot, do the math

[embedded content]
Scientists at Boston University and the Santa Fe Institute crunched the numbers and came up with the best parking strategy.
The next time you’re hunting for a parking spot, mathematics could help you identify the most efficient strat…