Archive for December 17th, 2014

Mathematics is an ancient discipline.  For as long as we can reliably reach into the past, we find its development intimately connected with the development of the whole of our civilization.  For as long as we have a record of man’s curiosity and his quest for understanding, we find mathematics cultivated and cherished, practiced and taught.  Throughout the ages it has stood as an ultimate in rational thought and as a monument to man’s desire to probe the workings of his own mind.
     —    Mark Kac
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2013 Adequate Explanation
2012 Superior Discovery
2011 Welcome Home And Thank You!!
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