Today, it is my pleasure to present an interview with a long-standing alumnus – Fran Supek. Fran was part of S3 for several years, as a project leader and as organizer of the School, and is now an aspiring group leader researching genome biology in Barcelona. So, let’s get to know our S3 PI!
Category: Issue 9
What’s a number?
Three is a number, right? So are pi, the square root of two or i. But mathematics is all about abstraction, so how do we abstract the concept of a number? How do we properly define numbers?
The fall of the giants
People often ask, “What is the single most important environmental/population problem facing the world today?” A flip answer would be, “The single most important problem is our misguided focus on identifying the single most important problem!”Jared Diamond