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Day one about to start March 26, 2007

Posted by dorigo in astronomy, news, science.
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I’m sitting in the ninth row in the big theatre at the third floor of the Blackett building, Imperial College, and the conference is about to start. I feel much more excited than I do at any regular particle physics conference, because I am a newcomer here. Nobody knows me, and I know nobody.

Of course, if they start talking about particle physics, I may raise my hand if I have a point… But otherwise, I will be much more concentrated with trying to understand what is being discussed, than with critically checking what is being said. I usually am quick with the comment, but this time I am much more likely to keep silent than I usually do.

Ok, Kea asked for pictures. Since I am a tourist here, I will comply. Here is the conference theatre, minutes ago, while the organizers are still fixing the last details and people start flowing in.

 

Shoot… For some reason I have trouble uploading pics today. Later.

Update – as you see the pic now works.

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