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Michael Atiyah

Sir Michael Atiyah died yesterday. I attended part of a course of lectures he gave on algebraic geometry in the 1970s (until term got too busy and I was forced to drop the course). They were excellent lectures, the sort … Continue reading

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Edinburgh

To Edinburgh yesterday for the admission of new Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. The grey city was looking at its best in the spring sun: people were sitting on the grass in Princes Street Gardens, or crowding round … Continue reading

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Congratulations …

… to Rosemary Bailey, who has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. It is pleasing when one of us gets to go through such a door!

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