03 août 2015

Math Geek Mom: Identity

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/mama_phd_blog_header.jpg?itok=C5xGPD1aBy Rosemarie Emanuele. In math, a central role is played in the process of classifying numbers and objects to form groups, as when numbers are classified as whole numbers, integers,  or complex numbers. I found myself thinking of this recently, and about my own journey into different academic self-classifications, as I watched the arrival of photographs of a celestial body formerly known as a planet, but always called “Pluto”. Read more...

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