“We didn’t cover much, but we sure did learn.”

Steve Mitchell, algebraic topologist
on learning mathematics in Steve Mitchell short biography

 

Stephen Mitchell

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  1. An additional great quote from his short biography includes the sentence: “After breakfast on the houseboat one Sunday morning, they listened attentively to my lecture on the importance of sorting dishes by topological type; clearly, this was a couple with exceptionally good taste.”

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