Posts Tagged ‘math’

YWM Engage: Our Rocky Relationship with BMI

September 23, 2023 — We have a relationship problem with BMI – the body mass index. As with any rocky relationship, we can’t seem to live with it and we can’t seem to live without it either. Professor Robert Kushner described the the good, the bad, and the ugly of BMI better than ever in an opening session of […]

Have Human Proportions Changed in 500 Years?

June 10, 2020 — It was just a sketch, made more than 500 years ago. Leonardo da Vinci never intended for anyone to see it. He made it only to satisfy his own curiosity about human proportions. But today the Vitruvian Man is one of da Vinci’s best known works. A work of both math and art, it ranks […]