Stories about mathematics, students, professors, mathematicians, abstract nonsense, research, papers, publishing, and academia.
Inspired by a blog post by Anthony Bonato, I decided to write my own account of a mathematician’s life during the Covid-19 pandemic, in the form of a logbook, narrating from my 0-th up to my 60-th day of social isolation and partial house confinement.
This entry is just a link to a short story that I wrote in 2007, about lucid dreams, nightmares, math, the imposter syndrome, referees, and mental illness. (También disponible en castellano!)
Dear birders, you are most likely unaware that birders and mathematicians have so much in common. It is a little known fact that birding and mathematics research are long lost cousins… so mathematicians, meet birders; birders, meet mathematicians — you are all cut from the same cloth.
I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Connecticut. My research focuses on arithmetic geometry, which is at the cross roads of number theory and algebraic geometry.
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