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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

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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


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


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


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


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


Q&As, Charity Auctions and a RuneScape 2009 Calendar

A few things to update you on this week – first of which is our Question and Answer session with Tom Church, author of the first ever RuneScape novel, … 255 more words