Science Isn't Scary
scienceisntscary
1/6/15
6:21 PM
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Is there any word on the toxicity of these things vs. OLEDs? I would guess that both in manufacturing, and eventual disposal, CdSe might present more of a problem than many organic semiconductors.

6/10/14
2:14 PM
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Meetings have their place, but when I only work 2 days a week and an entire 1/4 of that time is spent in a meeting and un-caffeinated, it puts a real dent in my productivity.

6/10/14
11:15 AM
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Absolutely. That's one of the reasons why I love it. Doesn't matter if your sore or tired or too hot or cold or something really stressful is happening in the rest of your life — climbing just completely takes over your brain. That said, I'm a sport climber or boulderer, so I haven't had to experience being really run Read more

6/10/14
11:13 AM
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Yesterday the morning meeting dragged on so long that I didn't get coffee until 12:30 pm. Today, I will have coffee at 9:30 am. Therefore today > yesterday.

6/9/14
8:35 PM
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I managed to climb two of my 'project' routes this weekend and I spent most of my work day today in a sort of pleasant daze just thinking about them. Accomplished very little actual work.

6/9/14
11:16 AM
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Ugh Monday. I think having 5 days off makes the first day back that much more painful. You should all be feeling really sorry for me.

6/5/14
11:21 AM
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I'm going climbing! But while I'm there, I'm going to think really hard about science — so it will sort of be like working.

6/4/14
1:10 PM
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But have your facts been verified by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police? Because it seems to me you have forgotten Canada's most important cultural contribution:

6/4/14
12:52 PM
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So I'm with you on the hippies, but what's wrong with Canadians? At least some of us (not necessarily myself) are acceptable human beings.

6/3/14
4:51 PM
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Haha, I know, I am undeserving of sympathy. I think what I should do is work on the textbook. New month means I am starting a fresh chapter!

6/3/14
3:38 PM
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Nope, these are fake sperm-shaped robots made in a lab. A girl-scientist could make them. Hurricanes are all you have left.

6/3/14
1:26 PM
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My week has deteriorated. Climbing trip got cancelled because someone had "too much school work". Students and their damn responsibilities.... And then this morning I've made plans to meet someone for coffee at 11. Which means it's 10:25 and I have yet to have coffee. I can feel my brain shutting down. Read more

6/3/14
12:45 AM
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Is there any acceptable way to make French onion soup that doesn't require making a meat stock from scratch? Because that is always too big a hurdle for me.

6/2/14
11:17 AM
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Yeah, I don't know what it is, I still do all the same work... it's just knowing how easily I could slack off if I wanted to that is so appealing.

6/2/14
10:56 AM
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This week is shaping up nicely. My boss is away for both of my work days, which means I can get a lot done without having any meetings. And then I'm off on another climbing trip Wednesday - Friday! We are having a nice long, reliable stretch of good weather that makes planning trips really easy.

5/29/14
11:05 AM
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I have another "busy" day of non-work. Coffee date in the morning, then I'm going to drive my friend to the doctor because the other day at the climbing gym, he fell and broke his (driving foot) heel in several places, which sucks. Then groceries and climbing and making dinner. And there's still that damn textbook I'm Read more