'Letters to a Young Mathematician' by Ian Stewart

1. Aug 31, 2006

Dragonfall

I just finished reading it, and I liked it, but I wonder how much of his description of a day of a research mathematician is true?

2. Aug 31, 2006

trinitron

You're thinking of James Stewart lunar.

3. Aug 31, 2006

Dragonfall

Ian Stewart $$\neq$$ James Stuwart

4. Sep 12, 2006

J77

5. Oct 10, 2006

mathwonk

sounds like his comments would fit well in the who wants to be one forum. maybe you could ask some specific questions about a day of research there?