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Dorit Aharonov’s on TEDx: A Feldenkrais lesson for the beginner scientist

Here is a lovely lecture starting with quantum computers, going through the Feldenkrais method, and ending with a mathematical puzzle. Click on the picture for the video of the talk. Here are Dorit’s four body-mind principles for learning: 1. Start … Continue reading

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Alexander Chervov MO’s Question: Noteworthy-Achievements-In-And-Around-2010

Alexander Chervov asked over Mathoverflow about Noteworthy results in and around 2010  and some interesting results were offered in the answers. If you would like to mention additional results you can comment on them here. The only requirement is to … Continue reading

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Course Announcement: High Dimensional Expanders

Alex Lubotzky and I  are running together a year long course at HU on High Dimensional Expanders. High dimensional expanders are simplical (and more general) cell complexes which generalize expander graphs. The course will take place in Room 110 of the mathematics building … Continue reading

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Baggage Claim or Baggage Reclaim

Visiting London, Cambridge and the very interesting 2010 British Colloquium in Theoretical Computer Science at Edinburgh was splendid! More later. But a poll is called for. How to call the area to collect your baggage: “Baggage reclaim” or “Baggage claim”? … Continue reading

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A Little Story Regarding Borsuk’s Conjecture

Jeff Kahn Jeff and I worked on the problem for several years. Once he visited me with his family for two weeks. Before the visit I emailed him and asked: What should we work on in your visit? Jeff asnwered: … Continue reading

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Istanbul!

   

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Banknotes with Pictures of Mathematicians

Are you aware of any? (current ones? old ones?)

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A Workshop for Advanced Undergraduate Students, Sept 6-17 2009

סדנא לתלמידי בוגר מצטיינים במתמטיקה מכון איינשטיין למתמטיקה, האוניברסיטה העברית בירושלים   יום א’ י”ז אלול – יום ה’ כ”ח אלול תשס”ט   6-17/9/09   המכון למתמטיקה של האוניברסיטה העברית מזמין תלמידי מתמטיקה מצטיינים המסיימים שנה ב’ או ג’ של … Continue reading

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The Generation Gap

  Which is larger, the generation gap between you and your perents or the generation gap between you and your children?

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Just So

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