Ikshvaku and the 163-adic Udupi Shri Krishna Bhavan

Achyut Bharadwaj
December 2023
Udupi, Krishna Bhavan, Ikshvaku, 163-adic, $p$-adic numbers, UChicago, University of Chicago, Masala Dosa, Masala Dosa Infinity, Olive Garden

This is a short story that I initially wrote for my UChicago supplemental essay for the following prompt: “If there’s a limited amount of matter in the universe, how can Olive Garden (along with other restaurants and their concepts of food infinity) offer truly unlimited soup, salad, and breadsticks? Explain this using any method of analysis you wish—physics, biology, economics, history, theology… the options, as you can tell, are endless.” – Inspired by Yoonseo Lee, Class of 2023. ...