On Hogwarts Vs. Azkaban
- Prospie: "Does this mean I was waitlisted at Hogwarts?"
- Student: "No, it means you've been accepted to Azkaban. Good luck in Winter Quarter next year."
“As a student here, I learned I could teach myself enough about a strange subject in order to say something about it—not necessarily as an expert, but to be able to participate in the conversation.”—David Auburn, AB’91
(Photography by Robert Kozloff)
Imagined Conversations from Bygone Times
“Do you think I’ll ever win the Nobel Prize, honey?”
“With a smile like that, does it even matter?”
For those who are curious: this is a photograph taken in 1939 of UChicago Physics Professor Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, who went on to win the Nobel Prize in 1983. Next to him is his wife, Lalitha.
Chicago L - Angie McMonigal Photography
So, we used to waste hours throwing paper balls at trash cans trying to make it. Now we will spend hours throwing paper balls trying to miss.
Has science gone too far?
No! Science has only just begun! MWUAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!
We talk about these Vonnegut graphs all the time at Radiolab, but we usually just scribble them on a coffee-stained napkin. This is much nicer.
If I had a time machine, I’d go back in time and see UChicago during a different time period and take a class from Kurt Vonnegut.
Gorgeous shots from MODA’s Spring Fashion Show last Friday. See more fashion, food, and entertainment from the evening at MODA’s Facebook Page.
Coyote at Montrose Harbor, 2012, Chicago. Andrew Smith
via Gapers Block
A little reminder that Chicago was once the frontier and overrun by wildlife.
I don’t think the squirrels really qualify as wildlife anymore since they’re cuter than the girls and more aggressive than the guys…