Wednesday, May 20, 2020

A Queen of Fact*

Filed under: General — Tags: , , — m759 @ 12:03 AM

The American Mathematical Society has noted the May 12 death
of Nancy D. Anderson.  According to an unsigned May 14 obituary
in the Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, News-Gazette ,  Anderson was
“at the time of her retirement in 2000… one of the most respected
mathematics librarians of her generation.”

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* Phrase suggested by a Wallace Stevens poem.  See May 12.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Mehta Physics

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 1:16 PM

Epigraph to Fly and the Fly-Bottle:
Encounters with British Intellectuals ,
by Ved Mehta , remarks first published
in  The New Yorker  in 1961 and 1962 —

See as well the Wallace Stevens phrase “The Ruler of Reality.”

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