You can have it dark, light, sweet, bitter, steamed with milk or served with ice. But the perfect cup of coffee remains elusive — perfection is, of course, subjective. We must determine for ourselves what best satisfies our taste buds. But there is a way to objectively approach this task.
Writing in the journal of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, researchers claim to have derived an equation that optimizes the quality of coffee brewed in drip machines. By altering param