Searching for Cosmic Rays with Phones

Some news... I've joined the Crayfis collaboration.

A few months ago my friend Daniel Whiteson told me about his crazy idea to use the cameras in smart phones to detect ultra high energy cosmic rays. Sure, the CMOS sensor in your cell phone is basically the same as the technology …

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On Sabbatical

One of the big perks of the academic career path is sabbatical -- a year or half-year without teaching, where you often travel to a different location and often focus on some big project or perhaps a totally new subject. My path to tenure was pretty quick PhD (5 yrs), post-doc …

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Hotelling's Experiment

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The Realineituhedron

Inspired by the deep insights revealed in the recent work around the Amplituhedron, a new and deeper mathematical principle has revealed itself. While the amplituhedron caused quite a buzz even outside of the world of theoretical particle physics, thus far it is restricted to $\mathcal{N}=4$ supersymmetry. In contrast …

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