Sunday, February 6, 2011

Classical Requiem

Filed under: General — m759 @ 12:00 PM

Quotation from an obituary on page A24 of the New York edition of today's New York TImes

“Even Gods Must Die.”


Related material from Log24 on the day this classical singer of India died
and on the following day—

Monday, January 24, 2011

A Reappearing Number, continued

m759 @ 12:24 PM 

"In the work of Ramanujan, the number 24 appears repeatedly. This is an example of what mathematicians call magic numbers, which continually appear, where we least expect them, for reasons that no one understands."

– Michio Kaku, Hyperspace, Oxford U. Press, 1994, p. 173

See also "A Reappearing Number," this journal, July 4, 2010.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

A song.

IMAGE- Detail of a photo by Richard Newton at flickr.com

Related material— a video of the song—
Ida Lupino in "Road House" (1948) singing "Again."

See also this journal's Twelfth Night posts. (Note particularly the 4/01 link.)

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