Monthly Archives: May 2017

Gratitude (May 24 – 30)

Useful training on online student feedback forms My wife mailing gifts I bought on my trip to friends Setting up my rehearsal talk to prepare for an upcoming conference Useful phone meetings (May 25) An important meeting with a student … Continue reading

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South Dakota Neutrinos in the News!

CoSSURF Earlier this month, I helped organize the second Conference on Science at the Sanford Underground Research Facility. It was a very successful gathering of scientists and engineers from multiple disciplines to discuss all of the science being conducted and … Continue reading

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Three generations of neutrino experiments are captured in one photo

Three generations of American long-baseline neutrino experiments are captured in one photograph! The black rectangles near the bottom are pieces of steel from the decommissioned MINOS far detector, which was part of the previous generation of long-baseline neutrino experiments. They … Continue reading

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Gratitude (May 17 – 23)

Helpful tutorial session on physics software my students and I will need to use Wonderful dinner with a friend in Illinois Catching up with my friend Ice cream at one of my favorite places in Batavia Buying breakfast supplies at … Continue reading

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Gratitude (May 10 – 16)

Finished grading final exams for my class! Entered the final grades for my class Skype conversation with a colleague about a great app that I will probably write more about soon. Skype conversation with a good friend Helping my wife … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to some of the women who made me possible! Below, from right to left, are my mother Anita, her mother Lucille, and her mother Agnes. Thank you for everything!

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Gratitude List (May 4 – 9)

Mass transit in Twin Cities means I didn’t need to rent a car while here Delicious food at Annie’s Parlour Good conversation with friends at Annie’s My “shadow” shift was helpful and informative I also helped to improve the remote … Continue reading

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Review of Farewell to the Master

Farewell to the Master by Harry Bates My rating: 3 of 5 stars As with many readers, I read this story because it is the basis of one of my favorite movies, the original The Day The Earth Stood Still. … Continue reading

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Gratitude List (Apr. 26 – May 3)

Teaching my final class of the semester! Lunch club at Noodles & Co. Good meeting about upcoming construction near my lab Testing the latest version of a colleague’s cosmic ray detector app on my phone Dinner at Pizza Ranch Making … Continue reading

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