Why mathematics? Hardy has an elaborate answer here . They say universe is mostly empty. They also say universe is full of turbulence. Human life is perhaps a reflection of both cosmic loneliness and turbulence. For me, mathematics is an excursion away from the dance of these two forces.

The content of this blog is ‘mathematical’ in nature (though all of it is not ‘mathematics’ per se). I occasionally post problems, discussions, book lists, teaching notes and more.

Apart from mathematics, I am also interested in writing (in Bengali), photo/videography and road trips. My other blog contains some of those reflections.

**Ashani Dasgupta**PhD in Mathematics from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Math Olympiad Coach and Topology Group Research Advisor at Cheenta Academy, Kolkata, India**Email:** ashanidasgupta at cheenta dot com

**Mail:**

22 Lake Place Road, Second Floor, Kolkata 700029,

West Bengal, India**Research Interest**

Geometric Group Theory, Low dimensional topology

**Teaching**

Research advisor in Geometric Group Theory group at Cheenta Academy