My mathematical career ends
Journal excerpt: 23 May, 2007. On the bus to Prague:
Yesterday I took an exam in Number Theory -- very probably the last math problems I'll ever solve as a student. The exam was tough at first; I was only able to solve three of the seven assigned problems. After working a bit more, I solved two more, leaving two left. I alternated working on...<full posting>
Wed May 30, 2007 - 8:06 AM
A '56 Revolution Poem
The following lines are adapted from my translation, my roomate's translation and another translation of a poem entitled: "Mennybol az angyal" or "Angel from Heaven" by Márai Sándor.
Those many people there do not understand,
what surged forth here like the sea.
Why did the world errupt?
A People cried, And then became...<full posting>
Mon May 14, 2007 - 12:40 PM
House of Terror
[Journal excerpt. 11 May. 56 Express bus] I just visited the "house of terror" on Andrassy ut. Last night I watched "Szabadság Szerelem." Very moving. It's fitting that this bus is the 56. This museum is housed in the building used by the feared Nazi Secret police from 1941-1944, and again by the Communist Secret police from 1947-1989....<full posting>
Sat May 12, 2007 - 1:30 AM
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