Archive for December 4th, 2006

One highlight of this past term has been the opportunity to give a seminar talk on a topic of one’s choice. The purpose of this ‘Part III seminar series‘ is for students to develop skills necessary for presenting ideas in an academic talk. The general suggestion was to take an idea related to a course […]

There’s something that’s been on my mind for over a year now. The angle of the wake of a duck moving with constant velocity in deep water is independent of the velocity of the duck (~39 degrees).  Why is this? (This makes me regret not sitting in on the Part II fluid dynamics course this […]