21 thoughts
last posted April 23, 2015, 2:03 a.m.

3 earlier thoughts


For much of my teens and into my first couple of years at University, I planned to be a theoretical physicist.

But it wasn't until 1998 (having abandoned a physics career for linguistics and having abandoned that for the web) that I went back and started teaching myself tensor calculus, differential geometry and other prerequisite mathematics for understanding general relativity beyond a popular science level.

17 later thoughts