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Friday, January 29, 2016

Excellent Adventure*

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 9:29 PM

(Continued from Dec. 9, 2013)

"…it would be quite a long walk
for him if he had to walk straight across."

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Swiftly Mrs. Who brought her hands… together.

"Now, you see," Mrs. Whatsit said,
"he would be  there, without that long trip.
That is how we travel."

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– A Wrinkle in Time 
Chapter 5, "The Tesseract"

From a media weblog yesterday, a quote from the video below —

"At 12:03 PM Eastern Standard Time, January 12th, 2016…."

This  weblog on the previous day (January 11th, 2016) —

"There is  such a thing as harmonic analysis of switching functions."

— Saying adapted from a young-adult novel

* For some backstory, see a Caltech page.

For Harlan Kane

Filed under: General,Geometry — Tags: — m759 @ 12:00 PM

(Author of The Abacus Conundrum )

The Galois Box

Pensée II

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 11:30 AM

A sequel to the previous post

"I'm in with the in crowd" — Musical motif of "Irrational Man"

Pensée

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 11:00 AM

On a stage character named Pascal —

"… the mathematics professor implores Minnie to take
full advantage of her own intelligence and talents,
usually capped off with a non sequitur gift of some kind…."

— Sean T. Collins, " 'I’m better than you, you son of a bitch':
     a review of The Diary of a Teenage Girl: The Play ,
     Comic Book Resources , March 30, 2010

See also, in this  journal, Minnie and The Gift .

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