The Science and Math of Juggling(Click here for article)
Studying the ability to toss and catch balls and rings provides insight into human coordination,
robotics and mathematics
by Peter J. Beek and Arthur Lewbel Scientific American, November, 1995, Volume 273, Number 5, pages 92-97.
-Many Jugglers have heard about the juggling robot invented by Claude Shannon, and jugglers of a mathematical bent will know of Shannon's juggling theorem. However, among mathematicians and computer scientists, Claude Shannon is a legend, widely recognized as one of the most brilliant men of the twentieth century. It is impossible to overstate his importance in the early development of computers and digital communication. In 1990, Scientific American called his paper on information theory, "The Magna Carta of the Information Age." [Read More]