**Music**

The “Jimi Hendrix of South India”

**Science and engineering**

Solar panels and haute cuisine

Why Fukushima made me stop worrying and love nuclear power

**Medicine**

What happens to doctors who think outside the box?

**New books**

LaTeX Beginner’s Guide published

Probability and Statistics for Programmers with Python

**New notes**

Emacs and Unicode

Bessel functions in SciPy

**Math and art**

M. C. Escher: More mathematics than meets the eye

Albrecht Dürer’s ruler and compass constructions

**Math and databases**