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#1 2005-11-22 18:52:22

Registered: 2005-08-04
Posts: 394

Donald Duck in Mathemagic Land

I was reading Ganesh's post, "Any Guesses?", and the mention of the Golden Ratio reminded me of this film. It's quite old, from the eighties (or maybe even seventies...I don't know). In it, Donald Duck has an extended adventure inside his head, with an omniscient narrator voice teaching him stuff about math while the stuff he's learning beats him up. It's an original, brilliant, hilarious film, and I loved it as a kid. I wish I had a copy...

That, and the Twelve Tasks of Asterisk.

Does anyone know what I'm talking about?

El que pega primero pega dos veces.


#2 2005-11-22 19:57:09

Registered: 2005-01-21
Posts: 7,626

Re: Donald Duck in Mathemagic Land

Asterix ... vague memories from childhood. Perhaps this ?

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman


#3 2005-11-23 20:18:09

Registered: 2005-06-28
Posts: 21,503

Re: Donald Duck in Mathemagic Land

Donald Duck in Mathemagic Land.
What's wrong in Donald Duck's name?
Donald is a male name, duck is feminine gender.
So, it should be Donald Drake. smile big_smile big_smile big_smile

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi. 

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.


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