Category Archives: Personal

Dr. SkySkull in China, Part 5: The Great Wall

Part 5 in a long series of posts about my month and a half in China. Part 1 can be read here, Part 2 can be read here, Part 3 can be read here, and Part 4 can be read here. … Continue reading

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Vortices in beams of light and vortex coronagraphy

This past Friday, I was invited to give a talk at the monthly meeting of the Charlotte Amateur Astronomers Club, a lovely organization that has been around since 1954.  As a theoretical physicist, I am not that well-versed on astronomy … Continue reading

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Dr. SkySkull in China, Part 4: the Shandong Museum

Part 3 in a long series of posts about my month and a half in China. Part 1 can be read here, Part 2 can be read here, and Part 3 can be read here. On my first weekend in Jinan, … Continue reading

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Dr. SkySkull in China, Part 3: Daming Lake

Part 3 in a long series of posts about my month and a half in China. Part 1 can be read here, and Part 2 can be read here. On my first weekend in Jinan I hit two of the … Continue reading

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Dr. SkySkull in China, Part 2: What I ate

Part 2 in a long series of posts about my month and a half in China. Part 1 can be read here. Before I dive into a post of more history, culture and scenery of China, I thought I would … Continue reading

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Dr. SkySkull in China, Part 1: Baotu Spring

So I’m back home after my epic month and a half trip to China! It was a really lovely experience: my hosts were incredibly kind and generous, I got to see and do a lot of things that I’ve only … Continue reading

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A small announcement: I’m adventuring in China!

Hi all, I just wanted to apologize for being rather quiet with posting lately, as work has been incredibly busy! Alas, things probably won’t pick up for another month, yet, as I am currently spending a month and a half … Continue reading

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