Surfing the brachistochrone

    I recently came across the term ‘brachistochrone‘ and wondered how I’d missed it, especially as Johann Bernoulli initially created it over 300 years ago in June, 1696.  The brachistochrone is the solution to an intriguingly simple question: “Given two points A and B in a vertical plane, assign a path AMB to the […]

Who really controls airtime?

On the 30th October the world’s best skiers and snowboards, along with thousands of fans/groupies will descend on Battersea power station in London for the Freeze. The freestyle snowsports competition will involve athletes descending a high run in slope before launching off a massive jump. The organisers have invested heavily in the event and along […]