Intern Blog Postings

Friday, July 20, 2018

Daniel A Morales

After finding out that my project had met its match: the software Goliath. I felt like David in that scenario. This week has been wildy productive, though. My poster draft is due on Wednesday and final (newly updated) abstracts are due to NASA by next Friday.

Headshot of Sarah Monk, AIP Mather Policy Intern

Friday, July 20, 2018

Sarah Monk

For those following my activities, every week so far has been full of exciting events, projects, and undertakings. Well, this week was essentially the opposite. I made no plans for the week, and didn't have much going on at work.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Collin Flynn

Last weekend Jesus and I probably racked up about 40 miles by bike. My backs been bothering me this week, so I started the weekend out biking ten miles to a chiropractor. Then Jesus and I biked ten miles to a football field to do sprints after that.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Collin Flynn

By far the most exciting week so far. This week we had two tours, the first one Brigette took us through the Optical Society of America (OSA). We got the chance to meet with the CEO and some other important people from OSA.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Nathan Foster

This past week, I got sick, visited the center of American government, and did yoga.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Phoebe Sharp

Disclaimer: No overarching theme that explores the depth of being a physics major. Below are some ramblings from this week. (Maybe this is another way I’m providing insight into being a graduated Physicist?)

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Krystina Williamson

“Physics is a way of thinking.”

Dear Internet,

On a Sunday evening I found myself being told by google maps to walk across a river.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Amanda Williams

As I sit and work on write ups for our outreach page, I ponder about the different kind of obstacles people face to understanding a concept.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Michael Welter

"All physicists are awkward. There are like four different categories of awkward, but we all fit into one of them." -Brad Conrad explaining the story behind yelling "Thumbs up for Science!" before every physicist photoshoot (example below). 

Friday, July 13, 2018

Daniel A Morales

This week has had its ups and downs, and when I say "downs" I really mean just a minor inconvenience with my project at NASA. After trying to model niobium-coated microstrips on a silicon substrate, we were consistently finding that COMSOL was not producing the expected results time after time.

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