Archive for November 5th, 2007

I was recently reminded that there are people back home working on National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship applications. The NSF application is a bit different from PhD applications, both in the content and how they are assessed. As usual, the best advice I can give you is: do your research. There are some […]


Here’s a fun piece from the Manchester Evening News. A winter-themed lottery scratch card has been scrapped when players were confused by negative numbers. The lottery’s gimmick involved scratching off a temperature, if the temperature was colder than a reference temperature, then the player wins. Unfortunately, it wasn’t clear whether -8 degrees is colder or […]