time reversal

the stories of four physicists separated by the whims of fate

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The Hertz Foundation

November 17th, 2008 3 Comments

As many of you who are reading this probably know, the Hertz Foundation offers generous fellowships in science and engineering. A few days ago, I received an e-mail from the Hertz foundation congratulating me on advancing to the interview portion of fellowship selection process and asking me to call the foundation today. I called the […]

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never tell me the odds

November 8th, 2008 1 Comment

I just spent literally days of my life applying for NSF. Every weekend for the last month and a half has been devoted to fellowships…yet they only gave out 45 fellowships to physics students last year. “never tell me the odds” Also I just saw an ad for an amazing shirt that says “Yes we […]

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always writing

October 13th, 2008 No Comments

Thankfully I do not have to rush to get things done before I go off to the South Pole, but unfortunately it still seems like I am scrambling to finish all these fellowships. In fact, all I did this weekend was to write essays…and now during my time off I am writing a blog post. […]

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