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Entries from May 2009


May 26th, 2009 1 Comment

I had a pretty sweet weekend….sort of. Saturday I went to a barbecue for Martin’s birthday. Sunday, I went to Castle Rock State Park (near Santa Cruz) and went bouldering and hiking. Sunday, I went on a lovely 38 mile bike ride (+ picnic) with Martin, Sirena, and Kevin. I’m finally getting in good shape […]

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home away from home

May 23rd, 2009 No Comments

Well, I’m back in Andover for the next few weeks and I have to say its pretty boring.  On the plus side I’m seeing some friends I haven’t seen in awhile and I’m going to Helmand’s or Mary’s tomorrow. If you’re in Andover or Boston and you want to hang out in the next week […]


It’s evaporative cooling, baby!

May 17th, 2009 No Comments

I haven’t posted here in a long time. There’s a few reasons for this. One, I’m really hosed in lab. I’m upgrading a cryostat and have been battling mechanical compatibility and cryogenic issues for over 2 months now. A more awesome reason is because I recently traveled to the east coast. I was in Boston […]

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Poster Time

May 11th, 2009 No Comments

Well the end of the semester has arrived and I just have to finish a take home final, make a MOT, and finish my poster for DAMOP before shipping out on the 18th. So, in typical William fashion, I eschewed work and made something beautiful instead. Above is one of the graphics I made to […]


Hi-Fi Speakers

May 4th, 2009 1 Comment

Since Spring Break and my trip to Zion (from which I will finish posting pictures sometime), I have dropped completely off the map in a mad rush to build a set of hi-fi speakers and a vacuum tube amp. Well, actually my friend Matthias and I have been trying to build two sets of each. […]


Almost done with finals…

May 2nd, 2009 1 Comment

I am taking three classes right now. It’s too many. The good news is, after my two finals on Tuesday I’ll be all done. I’m really looking forwards to only taking one class at a time from now on, so that I’m not trying to d so many different things at once. Boulder has us […]