I’ve succumbed.

Wordle 201 3/6*


This excited me more than it probably should have.

What a spectacular view of #JWST flying off on its own and unfurling its sails. Left me a bit choked up.

DIY festive cheer, c. 2021.

(Yes, positive, for both adults in the house.)

Why would anyone prefer “𝚫” over “∇²” for the Laplacian operator?

Was just asked by a funding agency for whom I have written a grant review to change “young researcher” to “early career researcher”. I think this was a good catch and an appropriate request, but still somehow feels weird.

My first in-person @imperialphysics teaching at the front of a lecture theatre in almost two years. Whew.

Lucky to be visiting @Sissaschool in Trieste just in time for a colloquium by newly minted Nobel Physics laureate Giorgio Parisi.

Done with 3+5 hours of @ImperialPhysics tutorials in 1+1 days. Fun, but exhausting.

Today is my first day no longer the head of the @ImperialAstro group after 5.75 years — finally time to rest. Best of luck, and commiserations, to new head @AlanHeavens