C, Eb, and G walked into a bar. The bartender said, 'Sorry, no minors.'

In about half an hour, UK pass, starting at 01:39:34, duration 58 secs, visible, Magnitude -1.7

In about half an hour, UK pass, starting at 00:02:49, duration 301 secs, exceptionally bright, Magnitude -3.8

In about half an hour, UK pass, starting at 22:26:23, duration 392 secs, exceptionally bright, Magnitude -3.8

Some passes of the visible from the UK overnight - I'll tweet/toot warnings closer to the time

I've found that having a show labelled as "Award Winning Comedy" is really useful ...

Inevitably it means I won't like it.

She had a million stories about the wonderful time she had and how much she loved my family and you never ever know how much of an influence you have on the people around you, it was just an occasional job for me whenever her parents were in town but it's something she looks back on all the time, be kind to people when you can, you never know what they're going through or what will stay with them

I've been slack in tooting these of late, so if you don't want to miss them you should get an RSS reader and subscribe to mcqn.net/mcfilter/index.xml (or if you prefer email, stick your email address in the subscription box at the bottom of mcqn.net/mcfilter/archives/lin :-)

Build a man a fire, he's warm for one night. Set him on fire, and he's warm for the rest of his life. -- Terry Pratchett, Jingo

@ColinTheMathmo maybe it's overkill but I think Sylow theorems immediately solve this

From Sam Walters (@SamuelGWalters@twitter.com)

Let G be a group of order pq where p < q are prime numbers. Prove that there is only one subgroup of G of order q - which would then have to be normal.

You can learn a lot about a person if you just take the time to inject them with sodium pentathol.

@ColinTheMathmo Thanks for the share! What do you like the most and least about this post so I can make future ones better?

Lufthansa business lounge in FRA.
Me: Can I have a flat white please?
Them: with milk?


I'm going to start measuring the complexity of coding tasks in coffee cups: 'This was a five-espresso algorithm.'

OK, everything going horribly wrong for my presentations tomorrow, so going dark and working long hours to try to get it sorted. Assuming I survive, see you all on the other side.

Show more

A Mastodon instance for maths people. The kind of people who make \(\pi z^2 \times a\) jokes.

Use \( and \) for inline LaTeX, and \[ and \] for display mode.