Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Say something nice!

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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Wingsuit Proximity Flying

Further evidence that humans can do pretty much anything allowed by the laws of physics:



Friday, August 12, 2011

Dark Matter

Here it is, explained and animated:

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

One of my students in the news

Here's an article written for the campus website, Caltech Today, about one of my summer undergraduate researchers, Keith Hawkins. A snippet:

Like so many things in life, it all started with a girl.

In fifth grade, the girl who sat next to Keith Hawkins every day in class would check out encyclopedias and look up subjects in astronomy, admiring pictures of swirling galaxies and colorful nebulae. Hawkins would join her, and the two of them would sit together and gaze at the heavens, one page at a time.

Then, the following year, she moved away.

Friday, August 5, 2011

MOVE

We're still on vacation and having a blast!