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Who I Am, And How To Contact Me

I’m Matt Springer, a physics Ph.D. student at Texas A&M University. Most of my work is in ultrafast nonlinear optics, in particular the dynamics and characterization of femtosecond laser filaments. I graduated from Louisiana State University in 2007 with a B.S. in physics and a minor in mathematics.

Science in general and physics in particular are things that have fascinated me for my entire life, and I’m thrilled to be able to work in science professionally. It’s even better when I have the great community of readers and writers on ScienceBlogs to be able to discuss physics with others who have similar interests.

As always, this blog is meant to be reader-focused. If there’s something in physics you’d like to hear more about, or if you have some question that you’ve never had answered, please feel free to ask me to write about it. Doesn’t even always have to be science-related, for that matter.

You can contact me in any of the following three ways:

Postal Mail:
Matthew Springer
Department of Physics and Astronomy
4242 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4242

Email:
springer@physics.tamu.edu

Secure Email:
Use the public email address listed above, but encrypt your message to my public key listed below. Don’t forget to include your own public key if you want a secure reply. If you’re new to cryptography and want to learn about how to protect email from eavesdropping, this link from the Electronic Freedom Foundation is a good place to start.

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  3. #3 Simon Haigh
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    June 27, 2014

    I wanted to post on your reddit ranking article but it seems to be closed for comments. The calculation looks wrong to me.

    You said f(t,n) = log(n) + t/45000, with reddit posts ranked from high to low f.

    But that means higher n and higher t both lead to a higher score. Shouldn’t it be log(n) – t/45000, since posts decrease in rank over time?