Other student feedback includes an excellent comparison to Jeff Goldblum and the less excellent “Astro=confusion ☹️”.
I really shouldn’t have ordered a new 15” MacBook Pro back in July. https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2019/11/apple-introduces-16-inch-macbook-pro-the-worlds-best-pro-notebook https://marco.org/2019/11/13/mbp16 https://daringfireball.net/2019/11/16-inchmacbookprofirstimpressions
Best response (in full) to my request for midterm feedback from my students.
The Hubble constant: a mystery that keeps getting bigger - Science - The Guardian — featuring Daniel Mortlock from @ImperialAstro.
Proud to have achieved a “personal worst” after too little training and two small kids’ worth of regular sleep. But I finished. #RoyalParksHalf 🏃🏻♂️
Our four-year old insists that cowboys and cowgirls greet each other with “ni hao, pardner!”
Abseiling outside my 10th-floor window. There is no ledge.
I’ve got a long (4+ hrs so far) wait at “Setting up…” during my macOS Catalina install, like others.
Question: has anyone w/this problem had it successfully finish, eventually, or is a reboot actually necessary?
Congrats to Peebles, Mayor & Queloz on the 2019 Physics Nobel “for contributions to our understanding of the evolution of the universe & Earth’s place in the cosmos”. Jim Peebles is a physics hero, helping us understand the statistics and physics of the Universe.
New Open Journal of Astrophysics paper — Hotinli, Kamionkowski & Jaffe, “The search for anisotropy in the gravitational-wave background with pulsar-timing arrays”.