Saturday, October 27, 2012


Very Comforting

Adam Kirsch, "A Math Genius’s Sad Calculus," Tablet (October 25, 2012):
"There are 15 people in the world who read everything I write," [French mathematician] Szolem [Mandelbrojt] told his nephew [Benoit Mandelbrot]. "That is enough. I find that very comforting."
Hat tip: Jim K.

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