[] the orbit of the earth around the sun is not a circle, nor is it a 3% ellipse, it is a corkscrew path, with the center of mass between the earth and the moon creating that path a thousand miles below the surface of our planet. youtu.be/RQj0cxHJ4fc?t=47…
There is no closed formula that can be used to exactly find perimeter of a Ellipse like a circle or square. We can only approximate it values. mathsisfun.com/geometry/e…
There is a National Park located inside a large traffic circle in the shape of an ellipse in Quezon City, Philippines. Its main feature is a 66-metre tall mausoleum containing the remains of President Quezon and First Lady en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Que…
The Sun Perfectly Aligns with 5 Ellipses in 5 Pillars, representing each branch of the military, Illuminating the United States Seal, Every Year on Veterans Day at Exactly 11:11am nerdist.com/the-sun-perfe…
"ellipses" is the plural of the words "ellipse" and "ellipsis" - the two words have no relation to each other. writerscentre.com.au/blog…
An ellipse is always an oval, but an oval is not always an ellipse. (Ellipses are a subset of ovals) differencebetween.com/dif…
The ellipsis (three dots…) is it's own Unicode character (U+2026). Try highlighting just one of these dots… This is why you get interesting spacing when typing out strings of periods on Microsoft Word, it tries to autocorrect 3 periods in a row into ellipses thus slightly changing the spacing. merriam-webster.com/dicti…
The circle, the ellipse, the parabola and the hyperbola can all be created by taking different slices through a cone. andrews.edu/~calkins/math…
Kepler proved that orbits are ellipses more than 50 years before Newton did. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kep…
The dwarf planet Pluto has 5 known moons, and because it orbits in an ellipse, there are times during it's year that it's closer to the sun than Neptune and it's ice thaws to form an atmosphere. space-facts.com/pluto/
While the perimeter of a circle is 2Ο€ times the radius, the perimeter of an ellipse has no closed-form expression mathsisfun.com/geometry/e…
The National Weather Service (USA) weather bulletins have odd formatting such as all capital letters and ellipses instead of commas because they still use a teletype compatible format. slate.com/articles/health…
While calculating the area of an ellipse is simple, there is no closed-form solution for calculating its perimeter numericana.com/answer/ell…
The more nearsighted (myopic) you are, the more elongated your eyeball is. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NB…
Ernesto Miranda's supreme court case led to the Miranda rights (β€œyou have the right to remain silent...”). Miranda himself was later killed in a bar fight. His killer got away with it... because he chose to remain silent. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mir…
The St. Louis Arch is as tall as it is wide (192m). nps.gov/jeff/planyourvisi…
A recurring line from the "Love of Chair" soap opera parody from PBS' Electric Company, "What about Naomi?" was referring to Naomi Foner, a producer on the show, and mother of Jake and Maggie Gyllenhaal... en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lov…
Less than 30% of people strongly use visual thinking, 45% use both visual and words, and 25% think using only words. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vis…
Today I learned that if you use an ellipsis at the end of a sentence, it has to be followed by a period.... reddit.com/r/worldnews/co…
In 1965 NASA Made the Same Mistake Gravity Did - Clooney Should've Accelerated AWAY From the ISS To Redezvous With It en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spa…

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