Daily Archives: July 16, 2012

Depression, imposter syndrome, and the importance of being wrong

This article is a bit more personal than most. Actually a lot more. I’m not entirely sure why I’m writing this, but this blog is intended to be as much about academic life as it is about science, and this … Continue reading

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❝ One of the painful things about our time is that those who feel certainty are stupid, and those with any imagination and understanding are filled with doubt and indecision.❞ Bertrand Russell

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Pulsar spirograph

The Fermi telescope, seeing the sky in gamma rays, has given us our best view yet of the high energy Universe. A world where bizarre events give out so much energy that it’s difficult for us to fully appreciate their scale. … Continue reading

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