Monthly Archives: February 2009

Jindal vs. the Volcano Monitors

In the Republican response to President Obama’s address to a joint session of Congress, Gov. Jindal of Louisana criticized the Economic Recovery and Reinvestment Act. While some of the projects in the bill make sense, their legislation is larded with … Continue reading

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FW: video of “Islam and Science” colloquium

Dear Colleagues, In case that you missed Pervez Hoodbhoy’s colloquium on “Islam and Science – The Quest for Rapprochement” last week, a video-taped version is available athttp://sg60.oar.net/physics/?page=1&showArchive=true#archive[Note: After you open the link search for “Islam”]The talk starts about 4 minutes … Continue reading

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Engagement!

On Friday, Feb. 20, I proposed to my girlfriend Kelly on the East Bank of the Olentangy river on the Ohio State Campus. She said “yes,” and thus became my fiancée. More details of the proposal, the resulting delighted squeals … Continue reading

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An object in motion will stay in motion…

Monday (Feb. 2) was not a good day for me. Only one thing went wrong, but that was slipping on the ice and falling backwards. I landed on my head and apparently gave myself a mild concussion. A nice woman named Judy found … Continue reading

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