Ruminations on emergent phenomena in condensed phases of matter
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Memorisation or understanding?
Friends in India recommended my family watch 3 Idiots. It is the most commercially successful Bollywood movie ever. And it is about university education in India!
The movie tackles important issues such as
I have fun at work trying to use quantum many-body theory to understand electronic properties of complex materials.
I am married to the lovely Robin and have two adult children and a dog, Priya (in the photo). I also write an even more personal blog Soli Deo Gloria [thoughts on theology, science, and culture]
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