“Nerds searching for WIMPs” – I’m definitely one. This photo was taken overlooking the Homestake gold mine (you can see the white mineshaft tower in the background), now the Sanford Underground Research Facility, where an enormous experiment searching for dark matter is currently running, and where my even bigger experiment is going to be built. 328 more words
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On Going to the Dentist in Bishkek (twice)
Gawd, that was awful.
First, let me give you some background. I’m an American. My last memory of going to the dentist in America involves a supple leather chair and pink bubble-gum flavored laughing gas that knocked me out for an hour. 1,024 more words
Most systems have a keyboard, mouse and monitor for their interface.
- Graphical User Interface (GUI) – most commonly used type of interface; users icons or pictures that are easily understood by the user and can be clicked using an input device. 290 more words