Monthly Archives: October 2013

The log from the Sea of Cortez by John Steinbeck

“Some creative things had happened, a real tempest in our small teapot minds. But boiling water still produces steam, whether in a watch- glass or in a turbine. It is the same stuff-weak and dissipating or explosive, depending on its use. ..There was … Continue reading

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A Mathematician’s Apology

“Judged by all practical standards, the value of my mathematical life is nil; and outside mathematics it is trivial anyhow. I have just one chance of escaping a verdict of triviality, that I may be judged to have created something … Continue reading

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