### x,y

Godfather of the equation, superscript, optics, vortices and ‘I think, therefore I am’, René Descartes took the credit for lots. Irrevocably splicing algebra and geometry, his lettered crosshairs, x and y, complicated the Euclidian plot of dots and planes, rendering straight lines to curves and triangles into waves. Even Isaac Newton was baffled, allegedly. Where […]