publication date: Saturday, May 7, 2005 (part of Round XXV)

category: Science

clue: If you can't cook up the solution in x minutes, don't come whining to me.

explanation: Borwein was a professor of mathematics ("solution in x") and a leading thinker in the field. The word "whining" was a play on his last name. more…

solved by: no one!


Similar Goos

Scott J. Horowitz

This mission commander kept his wits about him when visiting the International Space Station. Go »

Dolly

Who says cloning isn't safe? Go »

Christopher Columbus

I would have saved him to be goo #1492, but he was so impatient to "discover" this game and claim it for his homeland... Go »

Bruce Willis

The last thing this action hero wants is to pick up old habits. Go »

Nate Silver

All of the math in the entire world couldn't predict the winner of this round. Go »

Giorgio Tsoukalos

Aliens. The only bigger mystery is what this scientist's hair stylist is thinking. Go »