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Sincerest apologies for being MIA for quite a while now. This week in particular was hectic (in good ways) and time to blog was negligible. Two candidates interviewed and the systematics workshop was excellent. But it is now Saturday, Spring Break has started, and I theoretically have some down free time. Wilkins is going to…
Apologies for no Monday Mustelid yesterday. Busy, busy.
No real time to post anything substantial – still grading and we have job candidates in this coming week. Still, here’s something to keep you amused.
It’s that time of the year – first set of papers to be graded. That, coupled with our job search and some other things means I’m not going to be able to post anything over the next seven to ten days. So there’ll be no "Monday Mustelid" or "Today in Science" for a while. Just…
Events 1946 – ENIAC, the first general-purpose electronic computer, unveiled at the University of Pennsylvania.
Events 1961 – Lawrencium is first synthesized at the University of California. 2000 – NEAR Shoemaker enters orbit around asteroid 433 Eros, the first spacecraft to orbit an asteroid.