Monthly Archives: September 2017

UK commits $88 million to LBNF/DUNE in first-ever umbrella science agreement with U.S.

This is excellent news for our upcoming experiment in Lead, SD and a demonstration of how particle physics can foster international cooperation. The United Kingdom and the United States have signed the first ever umbrella science and technology agreement between … Continue reading

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Campus Community Fireball Run on campus tomorrow

Good Morning, Tomorrow, the Fireball Run is coming to Rapid City. If you haven’t heard of the Fireball Run, it is factual series that follows the story of 40 road warrior teams challenged with locating some of the most interesting, … Continue reading

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Gratitude (Sep. 20 – 26)

Physics lunch club at Kathmandu My wife’s flights back from Orlando were safe and punctual She received a ride home from a colleague Interesting discussion of one of the pieces in band rehearsal My flight to Minneapolis was safe and … Continue reading

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Gratitude (Sep. 13 – 19)

Donated our solar eclipse glasses to Astronomers Without Borders Giving rides to people for Physics Lunch Club Taking time to rest (Sep. 14) Making some donations to Goodwill Installing audio recording software on my computer Useful Faculty Development Meeting Finished … Continue reading

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Farewell Cassini

Of all the spectacular images returned by Cassini, this one is my favorite. This beautiful image of Saturn and its rings … is a composite (layered image) made from 165 images taken by the wide-angle camera on the Cassini spacecraft … Continue reading

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Want to Learn About Astronomy?

The Astronomy 101 Five-Week Learning Experience at the Journey Museum starts on Sep. 19. I will be teaching on Oct. 10! Source: Astronomy 101 Five-Week Learning Experience | Calendar | Journey Museum and Learning Center

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Gratitude (Sep. 6 – 12)

Being informed of and correcting a small problem in our experimental electronics. The data from the new setup looks like it should Finding and correcting a mathematical error in our proposal before we submitted it. Finishing all of my assigned … Continue reading

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Gratitude (Aug. 30 – Sep. 5)

Helping my wife buy exercise equipment and make space for it. Unpacking and/or removing several boxes left from our move Preparing to donate some of the things we unpacked Drafting an important letter Working with a colleague on a puzzle … Continue reading

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