Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Newton’s rap battle limerick

Epic Rap Battles of History released a new classic yesterday, in which Newton battles Bill Nye.  The only way to improve on this would be if Weird Al played Newton – oh yeah, he did.  “To rebut,” Newton provides an equation he supposedly wrote, which is actually a silly calculus limerick:

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The integral sec y dy

From zero to one-sixth of pi

Is log to base e

Of the square root of three

To the 64th power of …

Luckily Neil deGrasse Tyson appears to finish the calculus limerick: “i"