It was clear all day yesterday, and the forecast was for mainly clear all night, so, at 11:00 pm, I set up scope for a visual session with Jupiter and Saturn before bed. By the time I was ready to align the scope, the sky was mainly cloudy, and Jupiter was not visible. i came inside to read...
I just saw this today:
For 15 years I lived in Canada and less than one mile from Detroit. I never went to see the Pistons play at The Palace of Auburn Hills (I did see Gretzky play the Wings at Joe Louis), but I did...
According to the Twitterverse, the great physicist Murray Gell-Mann has died. I had hoped that, eventually, a Nobel would be awarded for the theory of QCD (quantum chromodynamics). Now that can't happen.
The PF spell-checker suggests replacing the mathematical term "cardinality" with "carnality". Are these terms synonymous?
Hmm ... finite carnality ... infinite carnality ... different levels of infinite carnality ...
Sign at a deli in Connecticut: "Please refrain from discussing mathematics while waiting in line."
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I heard this on the CBC program "As It Happens" while driving my...
Cecile DeWitt-Morette died on May 8, 2017.
On a personal note, as coauthor the text "Analysis, Manifolds and Physics"...
1) 1.6 kilometres (1 mile) from the building in which I work;
2) even closer to where friends live;
3) *exactly* where my nine-year-old daughter was on...
This morning, instead of my normal short ride on a single bus form a local coffee shop to work, I had to take a circuitous route involving four buses.
I have just ordered (actually, my wife did, but she has yet to realize this :biggrin:) this new, comprehensive...
Allan Arbus, the actor who played Sydney Freedman on M*A*S*H, died last Friday at the age of 95.
Wow, I'm old.
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In order for me to fly anywhere, I first have to fly to anywhere, I first have to fly in a small passenger plane to this...