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New Briefs 23-07-2012

Should I have included the millions of pea-sized crabs inexplicably washing up in Hawaii?

Quote of the Day:

Yau doesn’t hold the reader’s hand in the book, and he expects the reader to have an intuition capable of understanding some non-obvious mathematical and geometric ideas. For instance, the product of two S1 manifolds (circles in a plane) is a rectangle rolled up on itself twice (think about it for a minute).

From the ‘fruits of string theory’ article above.

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