Friday July 16, 2010 4:15 pm I had the intention to blog about Launch Pad every night before going to bed, but we’ve spent so much time looking at the night sky, both with and without “official” supervision, and my brain has been so super-heated from all the astronomy, physics, math, space science, and so [...]
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Our schedule has been so packed I didn’t have time to blog yesterday, so here’s some photos instead! Dorms, geeks, telescopes, and spectroscopy! From Launch Pad 2010 photos Me at the small telescope on the physical science building on campus.
Tuesday, July 13, 12:13 am End of the very first full day at Launchpad. We were in the classroom for nine hours today, including breaks for lunch and snacking. Each one of the three main lecturers delivered a session, and I’ve decided it’s fruitless for me to try to reproduce what they say. My notes [...]
July 11, 2010 4:28 pm (Mountain Time) We’ve arrived at the campus of University of Wyoming. Three of us were all on the same flight from Boston so we were picked up together, and also met one of the other participants, Ian Randal Strock (whom I’ve known for years from science fiction conventions), and also [...]
Launch Pad Diary July 11, 2010 8:27 am Here I am in another airport, starting another travelogue. In previous adventures, I’ve traveled to exotic lands, or to Florida. This time I might go to the moon, though, or other stars. I’m on my way to the Launch Pad Writers Workshop at University of Wyoming. The [...]