<p><a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/veganstraightedge/2257853003/" title="angle trisection explanation 1"><img src="http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2026/2257853003_c7c0358c06.jpg" alt=""></a></p>

<p><a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/veganstraightedge/2257853003/">angle trisection explanation 1</a>, originally uploaded by <a href="http://www.flickr.com/people/veganstraightedge/">veganstraightedge</a>.</p>

<p>back in high school, i was taught that line segment trisection was iimpossible using just a compass and straightedge.</p>

<p>years later, i ran across this article in discover magazine somehow and made a copy.</p>

<p>amazingly, i've held onto that photocopy for something like 5 years. weird. </p>

<p>so for posterity, here it is.</p>

<p><a href="http://flickr.com/photos/veganstraightedge/2257853315/" title="angle trisection explanation 2">the second half of it is here</a>.</p>