Monthly Archives: February 2010

Of fairy rings and other mysteries

I just came back up from our cellar, where I was looking through a couple of cardboard boxes that I hadn’t opened since we moved from Colorado. The boxes are full of research papers on benthic foraminifera, left over from … Continue reading

Posted in environment, Photos | 20 Comments

Worlds colliding in a blizzard

An international, billion Euro project like the European XFEL obviously involves a fair bit of politics and diplomacy, but also paperwork and bureaucracy. We’re coming up to a big meeting of the European XFEL Council, and a fair bit of … Continue reading

Posted in Antarctic stuff, career | 6 Comments

Why do we do this again?

This seems like a particularly good time to focus on what’s nice about blogging. Dunno why. And if anyone reads this who doesn’t know what I’m talking about: you don’t want to know. Really. Anyway, coincidentally I just stumbled across … Continue reading

Posted in Antarctic stuff, career, Keep on fighting | 28 Comments