Normal noises at LRRD.

Normal noises at LRRD.

We’ve been crazy busy at LRRD for the last few months.  I used what little blogging time I had to cover the lower Mississippi floods, and haven’t reported the cool things we’ve been up to.  Here are a few photos. We’ve done a lot of pro bono...

Why I have no time for science blogging!

Why I have no time for science blogging!

We are insanely busy at LRRD these days, with consulting, R&D, preparation for GSA-Denver, starting new research, and shipping at least a dozen of our new Em2 models as they’re built. Here’s a sampling of what’s going on, just in the last couple...

Emriver model outreach in Alaska.

Emriver model outreach in Alaska.

The  Bureau of Land Management’s Glen Allen, Alaska field office has been using our Em2 model for outreach.  Here are a few photos. The young man teaching is Luke Ringger, a high school student who has a gift for working with younger kids, who look up to him...

Emriver outreach in southern lllinois.

Emriver outreach in southern lllinois.

We’re super busy at LRRD with consulting work, redesign of the Em2 model, and other projects. And anxiously awaiting word on the NSF proposal we submitted in January. If we’re funded we’ll be doing a lot more work like this, but for now it’s...

Kids, not consultants, design the new Em2 model.

Kids, not consultants, design the new Em2 model.

We’re nearly finished with a complete redesign of our Em2 model.  Here’s detail of a wood/acrylic mock up of the new legs. How to design. Hire consultants? For a small project, the finding/contracting can dwarf time spent on actual work. I have to start by...