time reversal

the stories of four physicists separated by the whims of fate

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Thanksgiving, dance parties, and the dome

December 14th, 2009 No Comments

It’s been awhile since I’ve written here, and much has happened. First of all, Thanksgiving happened! The pies we made were delicious, and after dinner there was sangria and dancing. In addition to the standard dancing in the galley after dinner, a large crew headed out to the summer camp lounge afterward for some more […]

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Chocolate!

November 26th, 2009 1 Comment

A few days ago we had our first installment of package mail since I’ve been here. There was an announcement over the intercom: “Attention South Pole: All hands to Destination ZULU to bring freshies into station. Repeat: This is your Thanksgiving dinner. Come help!” I pulled on my ECW gear and walked down to DZ, […]

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Back at work

March 15th, 2009 No Comments

Well, my month-long vacation is finally over, and I’ve been back in the lab for a week now. Even though it is in fact work, it’s actually kind of nice. I completely dismantled my test cryostat this week over some protestations from other projects that had been using it in my absence, only to have […]

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