Archive for the 'Work' Category

Working Title

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

The entire week from january 15 to 20 was one large meeting. If you look at a calendar, that includes the week-end of 19-20, and once you’re done reading this rant you’ll also realize it included the week-end of 12-13. All this in the name of LUX.  The first three days were a workshop. What this means, is that people attend to […]

Rush Hour

Thursday, November 22nd, 2007

Getting back to L’Aquila with the promise of a shortly incoming visa, all that was left was to wrap things up at the lab, pack my things and vamoose. Aye… On paper, that was simple. Let’s start with work. By tuesday afternoon, most of the things I was supposed to ship back, i.e. half of […]

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 […]

Xenon matters

Wednesday, April 18th, 2007

I’m not in the habit of talking about work on this blog, but maybe I can make an exception for this. The results of Xenon’s analysis were presented at the APS meeting in Florida last saturday, and again today at the LNGS scientific comittee. As it turns out, these results are the new world record […]

Data analysis and a haircut

Sunday, August 20th, 2006

Two weeks since the last entry, I’m already starting to slack off. For my defense, the time of adventures seems to be well over — It’s still summer, it’s still hot as hell, but it’s also a lot less people around here. So how am I occupying my days? Well for one, I’ve started actually […]