Archive for August, 2007

Fire

Thursday, August 9th, 2007

Today at the lab there were a series of short powercuts that made me lose all the work I’d done in the morning. Wandering outside to see what was going on, I couldn’t help noticing a strong smell of burning in the air… Indeed, part of the hills just north of l’Aquila were on fire. […]

Castles, Cryogenics and Chestnut Trees

Thursday, August 2nd, 2007

So last week was LTD-12, aka the twelfth edition of the conference on Low Temperature Detectors, this year held in Paris at CNAM. An excellent occasion to go back and see the family while not officially being on vacation, which also makes the university happy because they don’t have to pay for accomodation. Also, a […]