Talk:Buffon's noodle

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I shall return to edit this further. Michael Hardy 19:40, 15 August 2007 (UTC)

The Amer. Math. Monthly article says that the formula for the straight needle was found by Buffon himself, but here is it attributed to "the mathematicians Beckmann, Dörrie, Eves, Kasner, Paulos, and Stein". A Google search shows that the source for this statement may be a misunderstanding of a MAA editorial. Michael, perhaps you could please check this when you return? -- Jitse Niesen (talk) 00:55, 16 August 2007 (UTC)

I don't know where those references came from; I certainly did not put them there, and they don't look right to me. Michael Hardy 01:41, 16 August 2007 (UTC)