The Dalai Lama and Missouri Stream Teams.

The Dalai Lama and Missouri Stream Teams.

This week Kate and I traveled to Bloomington, Indiana to take some time off in that beautiful university town (maybe the coolest place ever if you’re into architectural limestone) and hear the Dalai Lama speak.  He’s an amazing, inspirational man, and it...

The Dalai Lama and Missouri Stream Teams.

Beautiful fluid mechanics dance.

A beautiful performance in which a dancer is tracked by a camera/software and influences virtual fluids projected behind her. Very original, one of a kind I’d say.  From Hope Goldman’s recent MFA performance at Urbana-Champaign. We’re working on...

Modeling media research–the fine color coded fraction.

Modeling media research–the fine color coded fraction.

We’re continuing our research on low density modeling media.  The mix we usually use tapers out at around 0.5mm on the fine end, but clearly adding smaller particles has a big effect on behavior in movable bed models.  This fraction fills the interstitial spaces...

How to give a good presentation.

How to give a good presentation.

I’ve just finished reading Callan Bentley’s post on how to give a good talk, along with many good comments at his new venue,  Mountain Beltway. Go there and read it!  Here are a few slides to support the comments I left.  I’m a believer in Edward...

LRRD videos get a mention in Science.

LRRD videos get a mention in Science.

A few months ago I contacted Cathy Manduca, who runs an NSF-CCLI funded NAGT professional development project called On the Cutting Edge.  Cathy liked our River Geomorphology Video series and published several of our videos on the project’s website. The...