Monthly Archives: October 2011

Mythbusters midterm

This semester I’m teaching a First Year Seminar entitled “Hamline Mythbusters.” It’s the second year I’ve done it and I wanted to get some mid-term notes down, using this post to process some of my thoughts about the course and … Continue reading

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XKCD optics error

Friday’s XKCD comic was about Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon album cover: I just want to pick on the optics part. Mind you, I think the humor is great! So what’s wrong? It looks like the lens would … Continue reading

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One month in (SBG with voice)

I’m about one month into my Advanced Electromagnetism course and there’s a few things I want to note down before I forget about them. I love voice! I’ve been having some conversations with people lately about students having access to … Continue reading

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