Thesis off-cuts: the ancient history of general relativity

I have recently been thinking a lot about what introductory and background material I want to include in my PhD thesis, as my self-imposed December deadline continues to hurtle towards me at an alarming speed. Concurrent with this thinking, I've also recently been enjoying a fantastic book called The Poincaré Conjecture by Donal O'Shea, all …

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There’ll always be an England: Madrid week four

I didn't write a blog post last week as I was rather ill (fortunately not with coronavirus...) and consequently did not get up to anything of note. As of tomorrow, I'll have been in Madrid for a month, which seems rather unbelievable. I've been feeling a bit homesick this week. It's funny the strange things …

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