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Sir Robert Watson Watt Gravestone refurbished by local Stonemason

Local mason and sculptor Tom Church has restored the gravestone in Pitlochry of Sir Robert Watson-Watt, the Brechin born radar pioneer.

Robin Thorburn, a great nephew of Watson-Watt, had approached Tom on hearing of the state of his relative’s gravestone and asked him to clean up the stone. 216 more words

World War 2

FI-modules over Noetherian rings

New paper on the arXiv, joint with Tom Church, Benson Farb, and UW grad student Rohit Nagpal.  In our first paper on FI-modules (which… 362 more words

Math

FI-modules and representation stability, III

So how does this paper work?  The main idea is quite simple.  Let’s come back to the example of V_n = H^i(Conf^n M,Q), with i fixed and n ranging over nonnegative integers.   659 more words

Math

FI-modules and representation stability, II

Here are some sequences of vector spaces.  In each case, the sequence is indexed by n, and all other variables are understood to be constant.  So suppose V_n is the space… 275 more words

Math

FI-modules and representation stability, I

Tom ChurchBenson Farb and I have just posted a new paper, “FI-modules:  a new approach to representation stability,” on the arXiv.  This paper has occupied a big chunk of our attention for about a year, so I’m very pleased to be able to release it! 571 more words

Math

Guest Post: Tom Church presents uHouse

As you and I well know, living in London is expensive and finding an affordable place to stay can be incredibly difficult. There’s no doubt about it. 545 more words

Photography

Book Review: Steve Jobs a Biography

Obsession, passion and drive. That’s Steve Jobs. His story is a relentless push for perfection and no care for the consequences. He tore people apart, tore himself apart, but created something beautiful: A legacy. 629 more words

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