Well, as you may have noticed, the blog has been a bit slow lately. Largely, this is due to the holidays… and some “other” stuff. 😉

But, let’s focus on the business here: although i haven’t been posting, i did keep a record of everything that should be here. So, in this post, i’ll bundle it all together. 😈

**arXivs…**

- Putting M theory on a computer
- From the Nambu-Goto the Sigma-Model Action, Memoirs from Long Ago
- Stochastic representations of Feynman integration
- A Higher Order Non-Linear Differential Equation and a Generalization of the Airy Function
- Idempotent and tropical mathematics and problems of mathematical physics (Volume I)
- Planckian Birth of the Quantum de Sitter Universe
- Integration of Superforms and Super-Thom Class
- Heisenberg Algebra, Umbral Calculus and Orthogonal Polynomials
- Remarks on the Friedman equations
- Differential Forms on Riemannian (Lorentzian) and Riemann-Cartan Structures and Some Applications to Physics
- Spectral resolution in hyperbolic orbifolds, quantum chaos, and cosmology
- Boundary conditions: The path integral approach
- Phase transitions and configuration space topology
- Formal Maurer-Cartan structures: from CFT to Classical Field Equations
- Towards lattice simulation of the gauge theory duals to black holes and hot strings
- Numerical solution to the hermitian Yang-Mills equation on the Fermat quintic
- Scalar Field Theory with a Non-Standard Potential
- Ricci flow deformation of cosmological initial data sets
- Hitchin integrable systems, deformations of spectral curves, and KP-type equations
- Supermetrics on supermanifolds
- Chaos in Partial Differential Equations, Navier-Stokes Equations and Turbulence
- Random and Integrable Models in Mathematics and Physics
- From Data to Probability Densities without Histograms
- Basic differential geometry as a sequence of interesting problems
- The flat FRW model in LQC: self-adjointness
- A note on quantum field theories with a minimal length scale
- Quantum fields, nonlocality and quantum group symmetries
- Geometric structures of the classical general relativistic phase space
- The Mobius Band and the Mobius Foliation
- Hermite expansions and Hardy’s theorem
- Heuristic Derivation of Blackbody Radiation Laws using Principles of Dimensional Analysis
- Unified geometric description of black hole thermodynamics
- Information is Not Lost in the Evaporation of 2-dimensional Black Holes
- Einstein-aether gravity: a status report
- Quantum Mechanics with Extended Probabilities
- Emergent physics: Fermi point scenario
- Gravity and Matter in Causal Set Theory
- Measurement of Quantum Fluctuations in Geometry
- Fractional Loop Group and Twisted K-Theory
- Towards the topological quantization of classical mechanics
- Freud’s Identity of Differential Geometry, the Einstein-Hilbert Equations and the Vexatious Problem of the Energy-Momentum Conservation in GR
- Spin — or, actually: Spin and Quantum Statistics
- Spectrum of Λ
- (No) Eternal Inflation and Precision Higgs Physics
- Energy, entropy and the Ricci flow
- From the Einstein-Cartan to the Ashtekar-Barbero canonical constraints, passing through the Nieh-Yan functional
- Killing Vector Fields, Maxwell Equations and Lorentzian Spacetimes
- Quantum charges and spacetime topology: The emergence of new superselection sectors
- Clifford modules and twisted K-theory
- Stable cosmological models driven by a free quantum scalar field
- Spacetime foam: from entropy and holography to infinite statistics and nonlocality
- Path Integral Quantization of Self Interacting Scalar Field with Higher Derivatives
- Modern space-time and undecidability
- On Tree Amplitudes in Gauge Theory and Gravity
- What is the entropy of the universe?
- Critical Review of Path Integral Formulation
- STRINGVACUA: A Mathematica Package for Studying Vacuum Configurations in String Phenomenology
- On the spectrum of pure Yang-Mills theory
- Monster symmetry and Extremal CFTs
- Quantum Graphity: a model of emergent locality
- Hitchin’s equations and integrability of BPS Z(N) strings in Yang-Mills theories
- Vacuum Structure and Boundary Renormalization Group
- Liouville gravity from Einstein gravity
- Asymptotically Flat Ricci Flows
- Sobolev of the Euler School

**interesting bits…**

- A Passion for Discovery
- Basic Bundle Theory and K-Cohomology Invariants
- The trouble with five
- South American countries join forces to boost biofuels
- USP traz de volta ao país nova geração de doutores
- Affine Varieties
- Vogan on the Orbit Method
- The Orbit Method
- From Einstein to Homer Simpson: Books of the Year
- East vs. West: The First Round
- Wikipedia Goes Open
- At 71, Physics Professor Is a Web Star
- RMS Tells It As It Is
- IBM e Universia Brasil firmam parceria para apoiar a formação acadêmica e a pesquisa científica na América Latina
- Insomniac Fish: Science Sensei 8
- Go Ahead, Put that Preposition at the End!
- Pootling Around with PDFs
- The Four Horsemen: Dennett, Dawkins, Harris, Hitchens
- John Maeda named next president of RISD
- Jovens talentos e a ciência no Brasil, artigo de Adriana Maria de Aquino e Cristina Maria Carvalho Delou
- Roytenberg on Weak Lie 2-Algebras
- ‘Test tube universe’ hints at unifying theory
- Two constants to rule us all
- If Google ran the arXiv: prospects of data mining in academia
- The QG-TQFT Blues
- An Economist Questions Intellectual Monopolies
- Búzios para 2008
- Two Cultures in the Philosophy of Mathematics?
- A War on Science
- The Trouble with PDFs
- The Best Man vs. Woman Explanation I Have Ever Seen
- Macaque monkeys ‘pay’ for sex
- 5 Unbelievably Cool Research Facilities
- The reading cure
- ‘The Science of Leonardo’
- Product rules for more complicated products
- Gradings of Rings and Modules
- The Hilbert Polynomial
- India aims for ‘quantum jump’ in science
- What does a blind mathematician do? (No, this is not a joke.)
- Bezout’s Theorem
- Rumors: milling
- J. Lucks’ comments regarding the arxiv.reddit.com
- The Enduring Art of Computer Programming
**Scientific American Magazine: Brazil’s Option for Science Education**- Open Politics
- Freeing the future of ideas
- Free Knowledge Institute
- A Mathematician’s Apology available online
- Scientific American Magazine: The Future of Physics
- People ask why I still use Pascal. Here’s why.
- Blogs in the classroom
- Google CEO says NASA should become more ‘open source’
- Why is Finland Europe’s technology leader? The prime minister explains
- Demimonde
- “If you don’t know how compilers work, then you don’t know how computers work”
- Brazil Amazon deforestation soars
- How the world invests in R&D
**Mario Schenberg (1914-1990): Física, Política e Arte**- A Call for More Dialogue Between Science and the Humanities
- Large cardinals and knot theory
- Probability paradox
- Uselessness of set theory?
- Open Students
- Book version of the blog
- arXiv now complete at the Academic Reader
- Monday Musing: Replying to Euler
- The Fibonacci Sequence in Tool’s Lateralus
- Pink Floyd: The Wall Screenplay
- 254A, Lecture 7: Structural theory of topological dynamical systems
- Machine-readable Open Access scientific publishing

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