Monthly Archives: April 2012

Gerard Manley Hopkins

As Kingfishers Catch Fire As kingfishers catch fire, dragonflies draw flame; As tumbled over rim in roundy wells Stones ring; like each tucked string tells, each hung bell’s Bow swung finds tongue to fling out broad its name; Each mortal … Continue reading

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difficulties

There is a problem with this whole blog setup. For one thing, I am merely an aspiring mathematician. But yet more gravely, I am a mathematician who cannot take a walk. What a sorry state of affairs. What I have … Continue reading

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observations on life

Today I went to a “Colloquium talk” and it did not go entirely over my head from the first sentence. It was awesome! In fact, it managed to use nearly every new mathematical word I have learned (or heard so … Continue reading

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