Thursday, September 27, 2012

mildly relevant: a question of taste?

sometimes it's startling to be suddenly asked your opinion about something, especially when you're in the middle of trying to understand it.

for example ..

Question to the Reader: do you find this huge (Urysohn universal space) $U_d$ ugly, or on the contrary, quite beautiful? (A couple of good theorems would make it more respectable in any case.)

~ from metric structures for rιemannian and non-rιemannian spaces by m. grοmov, p. 82.

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