I'm a computational physicist with a weakness for weiner dogs and a strong interest in astronomy, geology, and the history of the Second World War, particularly the Pacific Theater.
Every author, however modest, keeps a most outrageous vanity chained like a madman in the padded cell of his breast.
— Logan Pearsall Smith
And so, from the depths of my heart, I offer: The Pacific War Online Encyclopedia! The Encyclopedia is really the main reason for the existence of this web site.
Kent and Bruce's Excellent Adventure: A trip to Yellowstone with a paleontologist friend.
Geology of the Jemez Region. My notes on my numerous rockhounding trips in the vicinity of Los Alamos. Still under construction.
Wanderlusting. Some road trips looking at local geology. Updated from time to time.
Debunkers.org: A nice forum for discussing junk science, though the discussion tends to wander into junk politics, junk journalism, and ... well, heck, anything likely the raise the blood pressure of anyone who does not suffer fools gladly.
My son is a huge chess fan. Lately he has taken an interest in
Fisher random chess, in which the men are set up at random on the first
rank, subject to the conditions that:
So, with a bit of PHP programming, I present two Fisher chess setups, one for black and one for white, below:Black: BNBNQRKR
To get a new setup, simply refresh this page.
I can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
And we mustn't forget ...
Boasting about one's nerdiness is the surest sign that one is a serious nerd.
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