Life of π

Seems that three months have passed since I last wrote anything about anything here.  Turns out that actually participating in science is a time consuming endeavor.  Actually, it’s been a little over 3 months…3.19 months, actually…which is pretty close to… Today is also Pi Day in the United states, as well as Albert Einstein’s b-day, […]

Ice is Nice!!!

Today, I spent a while in my front yard shoveling the foot or so (let’s use 3 decimeters…that sounds much cooler) snow out of my driveway.  As I was LOLing at my neighbors who were all stuck in snow drifts because it is apparently against the law to plow my street, I started to think […]

Big Ba-Da-Boom!!

So…the physics building in which I work was shut down for the day due to a frozen helium dewar in one of the basement labs, turning it into a potential explosion hazard.   I felt compelled to tell you (and by “you”, I mean anyone that gives a crap enough to keep reading, especially through this […]