Category Archives: Personal

Falling Felines and Fundamental Physics in Five Languages!

Some exciting news to share: it turns out that my upcoming book on Falling Felines and Fundamental Physics will be translated into five languages so far!  In case you missed the lovely cover image before, here it is again, for … Continue reading

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Dr. SkySkull in China, Part 6: The Temple of Heaven

Part 6 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, Part 4 can be read here, and Part 5 can … Continue reading

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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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