Archive for September 8th, 2006

[Some background: I’ve left Berkeley and will soon be travelling to the UK to begin two years of overseas study before returning to Cal to complete a PhD in theoretical particle physics.] Well, the summer is just about over, and I’m overdue for my obligatory post saying goodbye (for now) to Berkeley and looking back […]


Recently overheard from a friend of mine who just started his PhD in particle theory at Princeton: Wow. Princeton town makes Palo Alto seem like Berkeley. Of course, this is something of a loaded statement and can mean a range of things (which is what I found delightful about it), but he went on to […]