The highlight of this week was undoubtedly our tour of NIST, the National Institute of Standards and Technology. This is an amazing place, a true gem of a national lab, and a cornerstone of American industry.
So is the mercury. And the humidity. And yes, the sky is far too close for my liking. But hey, it's been not bad for rain this year. I have yet to be utterly destroyed by freak rain showers. My hair's gone out of control, but it does that anyway. You're really disappointing me DC!
This week was the much-anticipated AAPT Summer Meeting in Portland. I spent most of Saturday sitting in airports and on airplanes (I had a nice long layover in Houston). Luckily, I remembered to load my iPod with some TV shows, so the trip wasn’t too boring. As we landed in Portland, we got a
Since next week is the AAPT Summer Meeting in Portland, the office was pretty busy with final preparations. For me, besides practicing the presentation I’ll be giving to the Executive Board and Section Representatives, I also worked more on completing drafts of the resources I plan to finish thi
Last week, I finalized the presentation I will give at the AAPT Summer Meeting next weekend to the Executive Board and Section Representatives. We want to let them know about the work I’m doing and encourage members to pursue advocacy, so my talk focuses on what resources I am creating.