Somewhere else, part 63

Quote of the week

  • “economical numbers” (according to Richard Feynman) “There are 10^11 stars in the galaxy. That used to be a huge number. But it’s only a hundred billion. It’s less than the national deficit! We used to call them astronomical numbers. Now we should call them economical numbers.

and a very interesting post, on science, publication and funding,

And still, a lot of writings worth reading,

et un bon nombre de billets interessants, en francais, cette semaine, dont plusieurs sur le monde academique,

Did I miss something ?