Weekend Diversion: Running Through the Universe

“You cannot propel yourself forward by patting yourself on the back.” –Steve Prefontaine But there are lots of amazing ways to propel yourself forward, indeed. Listen to one of the greatest musical groups of our times, Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, as they perform Victor Wooten‘s song, Sex In A Pan,off their album UFO Tofu. … Read moreWeekend Diversion: Running Through the Universe

An amazing discovery: a double Einstein Ring!

One of the perks of being a postdoc at a place like the University of Arizona, one of the top places in the US for astronomy, is that we get a number of really interesting visitors. Today we got paid a visit by Tommaso Treu, an astronomer at UC Santa Barbara. He spoke to us … Read moreAn amazing discovery: a double Einstein Ring!