Monthly Archives: May 2005

Hamlet on the Moon


Yesterday I went to the final performance of Hamlet on the Moon, which is basically Hamlet but modernized (futurized?) and set on the moon. There is a complete script there in case you are interested in reading it. I had … Continue reading

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The quarter is nearly over, but I’m hardly in a position to believe it at the moment. My algebra final still seems very daunting, although after looking over my notes on Galois theory yesterday, it seems slightly less so. If … Continue reading

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Teichm├╝ller Representatives


The quarter is beginning to wind down a bit, which is probably a good thing because I feel somewhat out of control at the moment. I don’t consider my courseload to be excessively heavy this quarter, but I tend to … Continue reading

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Four Color Theorem


A graduate student at UCSB claims to have proven the Four Color Theorem in four pages and without any computer program. I read his write-up of it quite thoroughly and failed to find anything wrong. (Well, I don’t believe his … Continue reading

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I have managed to find a fair number of things to do this quarter, but I still find myself being bored way too much. Some of this comes from my inability to read math books for a long time, I … Continue reading

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