Poetry and math du jour

To see a World in a grain of sand, And Heaven in a wild flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.

- William Blake, Auguries of Innocence

I found this pearl in the comments of a demonstration that .9 repeating equals one. I found the article and its comment thread fascinating (math trolls, I didn't know about that species). [Via Laurent]

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