Thank you to Dr Eric Cornell for his great kindness and wisdom. "Who are these final, lonely particles that no one wanted? They are you." #ssp2017cub

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PAPI, LIGO, MechE, and OD Monday

Hi friends, buckle your seat belts and get ready for the time of your life because in 372 short words I'm gonna take you on a wild extravaganza through a lit day at SSP! But first let me introduce myself: I'm Katherine and I'm from the great state of Texas! Contrary to popular belief, I... Continue Reading →

Happy birthday to Edgar! Dessert decoration creds to Sunny and Doris đŸ™‚ #ssp2017cub

QOD #28

Due at TA office at 11:59 pm MDT on July 23,  2017   You are trapped on a hill surrounded by a circular moat. In this moat lives a fearsome Hydra that sleeps only at the new moon! The hill has some shelter, ample dried food supplies, a bucket, and firewood, but no water anywhere... Continue Reading →

Tea Party…and Peanuts?

Hi guys! I'm Madie, from the objective best city in the world--San Francisco. Today was another exciting day at SSP, where everything is random(ly generated from rand.int), from spurious tea parties, to ball games in the computer lab. The day started out with another incredibly fascinating lecture from Dr. Dubson. I'm still reeling. He attempted... Continue Reading →

QOD #26

  IMPORTANT - COMMUNICATION BETWEEN YOU AND YOUR CLASSMATES REGARDING THIS QOD IS NOT ALLOWED, IN ANY WAY, SHAPE, OR FORM. (NO LOOPHOLES PLEASE. THIS INCLUDES HAVING AN INTERMEDIARY PERSON TO RELAY INFORMATION, LOOKING THROUGH THE SUBMITTED QOD PILE, USING SEMAPHORE, TELEPATHY, SMOKE SIGNALS ETC.)   Pick a number from 1 and 25. Multiply that... Continue Reading →

Future, Past, …Elsewhere – Doris Li

Hola!! My name is Doris. My presence is big like a stegosaurus. I never bore us, because I'm awesome like Chuck Norris. *applause* In all seriousness,  this Thursday was relatively (no pun intended) normal: The day began with a stellar lecture from Dr. Dubson on special relativity. In the midst of changing frames of references... Continue Reading →

QOD #25

Due at TA office at 11:59 pm MDT on July 18,  2017   You are given two different ropes, each of which burns in one hour, but are not identical. Each rope has a non-constant burn rate. Given a match, how can you tell when 45 minutes have passed using only the ropes? (I.e. no... Continue Reading →

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