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Monthly Archives: March 2021

An Imaginary Rabbit Hole

Sat, 6 Mar 2021, 08:42 PM (-06:00)

Here is a rabbit hole for Saturday. In the morning, I click on a few links that lead me to an article in Quanta magazine discussing how imaginary numbers might after all be essential elements of reality rather than mere mathematical conveniences. This is a big deal for me. It has consumed hours of my […]

Brown Fuzzy Jacket

Sat, 6 Mar 2021, 08:10 PM (-06:00)

1. Late Thursday Thursday after the seventh period bell had rung and the students had left the room and the hallways were empty, I walked through the room picking up the few pieces of paper and dropped pencils that sometimes decorate the place after a hard day of algebra. I realigned the tables and wiped […]