Sunday, October 10, 2010

2010 Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

I'm one of over 200 Mauna Kea volunteers, who together voluntered over 12,000 hours last fiscal year. Here are a bunch of us after the annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner last night.


 Which flights to take to my parents' house?  Oh, and how to pay for them...

Friday, October 1, 2010

Web Seer

Thanks to Raquel Romano for pointing out - looks like Republican administrations need to fund history education better, so people will remember what party Ronald Reagan was from. :) 

Radioactive mountain lions?

I took  an online radiation-safety refresher for Berkeley Lab the other night,  and have now gotten email warning scientists there to "Avoid being outside and  alone during dawn or dusk hours, when lions are most active."

Okay,  who's the wise guy who decided to "scale up" Dr. Schrödinger's famous  cat experiment?

Why I'm leaving Twitter.

I've stuck it out and continued participating on Twitter while Elon Musk has run it into the ground, made it progressively more inhospit...