Category Archives: Travel

phi ~ constant; theta ~ constant; r –> -r

I may be quiet for the next three weeks (more so than usual…). Or I may just turn this site into a travelblog photodump. I’m going to Australia for vacation!

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NASA went where I’ve gone!

This year’s NASA Desert RATS exercise is taking place near Flagstaff, AZ. Here’s the view from inside one of the rovers after a traverse: RATS is a program in which NASA engineers, scientists, and astronauts take prototype equipment into remote … Continue reading

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Smoky Mountains Report

I spent the week of the Fourth of July with my girlfriend’s family in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, right next to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. I have driven through the southeastern United States twice, but never had a chance to … Continue reading

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Go Falcon 9!

First: Go Atlantis!!! Now, on to the purported topic of this post: The SpaceX Falcon 9 is slated to launch in less than a week! Ever since the FY11 NASA budget came out, I’ve been anxious to see the success … Continue reading

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Sol LeWitt

I spent last weekend in Williamstown, MA, with my family for my sister’s Williams Dance Company performance and the super-swanky Mother’s Day brunch at the Williams Inn. (I’m allergic to chicken and turkey, so I passed over the roast duck; … Continue reading

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Who needs an SLR?

This past Saturday, I biked to upper Robert Treman State Park with some friends. Lots of hills between the lower and upper parks! I brought along my little Canon PowerShot SD1000 – a pretty simple point-and-shoot – and GorillaPod. This … Continue reading

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