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Shouryya Ray worked out how to calculate exactly the path of a projectile under gravity and subject to air resistance, The (London) Sunday Times reported. The Indian-born teen said he solved the problem that had stumped mathematicians for centuries while working on a school project.

m.heraldsun.com.au/news/breaking-news/german-teen-shouryya-ray-solves-300-year-old-mathematical-riddle-posed-by-sir-isaac-newton/story-e6frf7k6-1226368490521

Mr Ray has also solved a second problem, dealing with the collision of a body with a wall, that was posed in the 19th century.

I am still trying to figure out what the original problem was. Any thoughts on this?