478 reputation
716
bio website wetsavannaanimals.net
location Blackburn Australia
age 51
visits member for 4 years, 2 months
seen Jun 29 at 5:39

My real name is Rod Vance. I am a multicellular organism which sometimes organises itself into doing the work of a freelance optical physicist and designer and also working on private publications in fields of physics and mathematics that interest me. I am particularly interested in geometry and Lie groups; an exposition on the latter subject is slowly being built at:

http://www.wet-savanna-animals.net/an-introduction-to-lie-theory-through-path-geometry

See also some other topics, particularly those directed at curious, small children (which is all of them, until society beats inquisitiveness out of our little stars) at http://www.wetsavannaanimals.net . I am not particularly active on this site any more but visit often and enjoy its discussions.

"Wet Savanna Animal" describes my evolutionary history, which animal history I share with at least some readers and which must restrict which patterns we can recognise in human mathematics as human mathematicians and physicists.


Physics 30,899 rep 241104
Mathematics 870 rep 413
MathOverflow 478 rep 716
Space Exploration 343 rep 110
Biology 247 rep 17

321 Votes Cast

all time   by type  
321 up 103 question
0 down 218 answer