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Freeman Dyson

on how mathematics is permanent while physics is ephemeral. it’s the beauty of mathematics, as opposed to physics, that it’s forever. I published my selected papers recently in one volume, and I found out that when you publish your selected … Continue reading

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Come Together

is not the beatles song but the title of episode 16 of a tv program called discover science. I happened to catch it on local tv and the combination of quirky Japanese humour and the clever introduction to mathematics and … Continue reading

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Power Play

Old news but it’s news to me. It shows that as long as you are in a position of power, you can push through ridiculous stuff — really caterpillars came from butterflies mating with worms — it says so much … Continue reading

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