Wednesday was National Roller Coaster Day, and I spent it at Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey!
I found the park a little unintuitive to navigate initially, and the signage didn’t always help. Once I settled in, though, I really enjoyed the day, and I rode eleven coasters and a dark ride. Thoughts below, in no particular order but starting with my two favorites: Continue reading
This is the first post in a series in which I’ll explain key concepts in atmospheric science and geophysical fluid dynamics. I’m starting off with geostrophic balance, one of the two main balances between forces that we assume in geophysical fluid dynamics. Continue reading
Evelyn Lamb and Kevin Knudson have started a new podcast called My Favorite Theorem. In each episode, they have a mathematician as a guest, and that guest talks about their favorite theorem. They also have to pair that theorem with something, often a food. This inspired me to think about which theorem is my favorite (not difficult) and what food I would pair with it (more difficult). Continue reading