Category: topology

*draws a sphere on blackboard, adds fur, a hea…

*draws a sphere on blackboard, adds fur, a head, tail and legs* “…Topologically, it’s a cat.”

After you make the map, it’s too late to topol…

After you make the map, it’s too late to topologize.

Some topologists refuse to work in non-Hausdor…

Some topologists refuse to work in non-Hausdorff topological spaces because they say it’s almost like being in the jungle.

So we have our square here…

So we have our square here…

Topologists don’t care about size.

Topologists don’t care about size.

I would tell you what I wrote my thesis on, bu…

I would tell you what I wrote my thesis on, but the eight people who would give a fuck aren’t in the room.

You’re bleeding? On the floor? Who told …

You’re bleeding? On the floor? Who told you you could bleed in my class? Are proofs by induction really that painful?

It’s a topological circle, so it can be pretty…

It’s a topological circle, so it can be pretty squiggly.

Please come to this class next week. I made a …

Please come to this class next week. I made a bet that this wouldn’t scare off more than half of you, and I want to win that beer!

Conversation

Differential Topology TA: Did you talk about manifolds with boundary in class?
Student: No.
TA: Well, a manifold with a boundary is like a manifold, but with a boundary.