Monthly Archives: April 2013

2014 Joint Math Meetings

January is still a ways off, but it is not too soon to start thinking about attending the 2014 Joint Mathematics Meetings in Baltimore! If you have attended a joint meeting in the past, you already know how great they … Continue reading

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Math and Poetry

You might be aware that April is Mathematics Awareness Month (this year’s theme is ‘Mathematics of Sustainability’). April is also National Poetry Month, and while it might seem a funny coincidence that these two separate disciplines are celebrated at the … Continue reading

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A Reply From Freeman Dyson

When I was an undergrad at the University of Memphis the awe of physics and  mathematics held my interests firmly.   I would attend weekly seminars in physics that were furnished with nice refreshments.   Whether it would be a … Continue reading

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Crossword Puzzle 19

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Book Review: A Technique for Producing Ideas (or Five Steps Towards a Dissertation)

If you don’t have time for a story, I can summarize this post in three words: Keep a journal. Otherwise, continue reading and pick up a copy of A Technique for Producing Ideas by James Webb Young. It’s a short, … Continue reading

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