Daily Archives: December 13, 2010

Higgs Boson not confirmed yet, but Mathematics of salt is

Jonathan Borwein just sent me these priceless photos of the Halaman Ferguson structure “under construction”.

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The new poster boy of mathematics

Any one who has walked the streets of the Latin quarter in Paris knows about the special reverence with which the French treat their scholars. The streets carry the names of no other but Laplace, Fourier, Monge, Poincaré, Curie, Perrin, … Continue reading

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A Higgs boson concealed in your award!

In response to my post, “Buckling under the weight of an award”, David Brydges wrote, “Someone must have planted a Higgs Boson in your award! After all, particle physicists believe that it is the origin of mass.”

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