Tag: harmonic series

  • The Ant’s Lament

    A song to highlight the totally unfair situations faced by ants in puzzles like the ant on the rubber band. Music and lyrics by me, pictures by Ayliean MacDonald.

  • The Ant on the Rubber Band

    A classic puzzle* goes like this: Imagine a one-metre length of rubber band, with an ant at one end. The ant starts walking towards the other end of the band, at a speed of 1 cm/s. At the end of each second the band is instantly and uniformly stretched by 1 m. Will the ant…