Surgery, algebraic and otherwise

  • Algebraic surgery in 55 seconds, An Edinburgh University "Research in a Nutshell" video.
  • Edinburgh Surgery Study Group.
  • Algebra. The surgical treatment of fractures (Oxford English Dictionary) -- thanks to David Fowler for the reference.
    The entries for surgery and surgeon from the Oxford English Dictionary..
  • Surgery from the Rudiments of Wisdom by Tim Hunkin.
  • The algebraic K-theory hymn. Listen to it on an MP3 file (performed by Alison Krauss and Yo-Yo Ma).
  • All we need is topology Clip (in Windows Media Player WMV format, 22MB)
    from the TV film Hawking, in which Penrose convinces Hawking of the value of topology -- dialogue -- cast list -- YouTube.
  • Surgery theory as a route to God!, from God and the Universe by Arthur Gibson.
  • Surgery cartoon
  • Assembly cartoon (not the same as the one in Algebraic L-theory and Topological Manifolds).
  • Henry Whitehead and friend. Photo from Oxford Figures. J.H.C.Whitehead (MacTutor biography).
  • Brouwer degree Photo from Volume 2 of Mystic, Geometer, and Intuitionist: The Life of L.E.J. Brouwer by Dirk van Dalen, Oxford University Press (Vol.1, 1999, Vol.2, 2005)
  • Manifold destiny
  • The black art of topology
  • Solzhenitsyn on topology from First Circle (1968).