Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Revolutionary Breakthrough In 2D Planar Geometry

Wonder if any of you caught the announcement of the most breathtaking, path-breaking advance in 2D geometry since the day the Elements were a gleam in Euclid's eye? This headline in today's Hindu spills the beans:
Five-nation triangular axis mooted
Auslin, having done to geometry roughly what Jael (Heber's wife) did to Sisera, is surely a shoo-in for the next Fields Medal.

Monday, May 09, 2011

Hon'ble Supreme Court of India

This may just be me, but the way I pronounce "Hon'ble Supreme Court of India" (as it is often written) in my head, the image that comes to mind is this:

Very weird, no?

In other news the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India may have at least temporarily undone one stinking pile of poo. Bravo.