Author Archives: TBG

The Poetry of Logical Ideas

By Emmanuel Tsukerman “God used beautiful mathematics in creating the world.” – Paul Dirac, Nobel Prize winning physicist Most people I meet in day-to-day life have neither seen nor heard the words “beautiful” and “mathematics” used in the same sentence, nor can they imagine how they would ever use mathematics in their own lives beyond doing […]

The Mandelbrot set: a fractal displaying patterns of self-similarity

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Op-Ed: My Kids Watch A LOT of Movies

By Justin Gomer My kids watch a lot of movies. When fellow Berkeley parents hear this they often respond with a look typically reserved for plastic bags, processed food, and gluten. Many Berkeley parents treat movies like responsible adults treat alcohol—a taste here and there is fine, but too much will kill you. In general, […]

As We Share Our Stories of Healing, We Share The Power To Heal 1

By Mariko Pegs “April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and UC Berkeley stands in solidarity with survivors and allies!” (UHS Tang Center) It happened many years ago. Who would have thought the emotions would return or that they never left. The lock that was safely bolted shut was broken, and the […]