Most of my struggles in research start here.31 May 2021
“That’s not how you pick your research projects? Huh, I guess that’s why you don’t get as much funding as I do…”28 May 2021
In my experience, the bulk of my work as a PhD student is uncovering all of the hidden assumptions in papers I read.
(And hopefully, making sure I write down the explanation to them for both my future self and others!)26 May 2021
This has to be in the top three most maddening habits of researchers.24 May 2021
Scientists are humans. Humans do strange things that aren’t always objective.
I’ll let you do the rest.21 May 2021
I’m a quantum-entanglement-many-body-physics theorist. If you want more words shoved in, I can accommodate!19 May 2021
The best part is that the papers that really help me understand aren’t often the cited ones.17 May 2021
Of course, the worst researcher’s code I’ve seen is often my own.14 May 2021
The best feeling is when you discover there’s actually a flight of stairs on the other side.12 May 2021
Happy belated Mother’s Day all you mothers, and may more of our acknowledgements sections include all of the important supporting players in our lives!10 May 2021