Category Archives: research

Group digital lab books

Last summer I bought a LiveScribe Sky pen for my lab group, with the hope that we’d connect it to a group Evernote account that we’d use as a group lab notebook. Unfortunately, it didn’t work very well. The Evernote … Continue reading

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Teaching article reading

Today my research students and I did a fun activity. We’ve found several papers that are connected to the work we’re doing, and I wanted to sit with my students to pore over them to see where the gaps were … Continue reading

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Summer project: more twirling chains

There are three main origins of this post: I really like playing with twirling chains. Yet another example of how mixing analytical and numeric approaches in Mathematica can be cool. This seems like a cool distributed project for next summer. … Continue reading

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