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What’s the go of it? – James Clerk Maxwell

Recently read this book on a flight. It’s a very quick read. What struck me especially was how he built an ‘imaginary’ mechanical model to explain electromagnetic results, that ultimately led to the famous maxwell equations. I took a snapshot of a page that I particularly liked. This is something that strikes a personal chord […]

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A complete story.

I consider myself an experimentalist. It’s interesting I think that because both my published papers are on numerical simulations. But I think like an experimentalist and I aspire to be one. However, there is a subtle interest I’ve noticed. Just doing blind experiments is not satisfying to me. Lately, I’ve been trying to understand the […]

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A Mathematician’s Apology – Quotes

Time and again, I read books, especially autobiographies, to read about great men. Only once in a while, do I get mesmerized with an amazing personality. And when I find one, I find all the books and articles by them and try to absorb as much about them as possible. There was the Muhammad Ali […]

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Why a PhD is tough

When I find something difficult, it’s my natural response to wonder if it’s just me, or is the task really that challenging. Take running . I know from experience, no matter how fit you are, running is not easy. It’s hard work. Even for the best, it’s an effort. Add to it do it the […]

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