Nina's Stillwater Calendar

Thursday, March 15

Quotes of the Day

My professors presented me with two good quotes today:

"It's a little like killing a fish with an Uzi." - Dr. Asgari speaking about a more general proof for a rather specific problem.

"So how do we use this in the real world?" - Dr. Horja speaking about the uses of some bit of Algebraic Geometry which no reasonable person would think has any relationship at all to the real world. In fact, he meant, "How do we use this to solve problems in Algebraic Geometry in particular or math in general?"

[Of course I really do think that Algebraic Geometry has a relationship with the real world. I just haven't found it yet.]

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