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Rigorous trivialities is a web log about mathematics, but especially geometry, broadly construed. Contributors will be Charles Siegel, Jim Stankewicz and occasionally Matt Deland. Charles specializes in algebraic geometry, topology and mathematical physics. Jim specializes in arithmetic algebraic geometry. Matt has transitioned from algebraic geometry to work in industry.

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# Monthly Archives: January 2009

## An Author in Arithmetic Geometry

Hello Readers, My name is Jim and I’m a grad student in arithmetic geometry and algebraic number theory at the University of Georgia. I’m studying for my oral exams and I’ve been invited to use this space, as Charles has, … Continue reading

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## Victory is ours!

Via Cosmic Variance, JobsRated.com has put out a ranking of 200 jobs and can tell us what the best ones are. Guess who won? Mathematicians. Physicists came in at a lowly 13. Ok…so the methodology isn’t perfect. But still, I’ve … Continue reading

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