Drunk Planets

Hi folkses, Last weekend whilst stuck in traffic on the way to Sacramento, I was talking (ahem, nerding out) with a friend about data, visualizations, coding, finding our respective niches, doing meaningful work, etc.  At some point, I told him that I began learning Python for the first time when I was but a humble freshman in physics at … Continue reading Drunk Planets

The Higgs Discovery, Boiled Down

Hello from hiatus!  I'm still adjusting to my non-student life, still looking for a job, and still TAing for the time being, but I will get back to blogging, I promise. In the meantime, you have likely heard the buzz about the Higgs boson findings at CERN, and if you're anything like me, you had … Continue reading The Higgs Discovery, Boiled Down