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Stranger than we CAN imagine

Bram Boroson, Master of Subtle Ways and Straight
13 December 1967
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I'm a tenure-track professor living near Atlanta, GA, studying X-ray emission from elliptical galaxies. I was an astronomy instructor at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. Before that, I was a postdoc in X-ray astrophysics at MIT. I've also taught at The Claremont Colleges in California, The College of Wooster in Ohio, and I've done postdoctoral research at NASA and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. I went to grad school in Boulder, CO and college at Oberlin, OH.

My favorite of my journal entries:

First journal entry


Anthropic principle
Anthropic principle 2



Opinion of Iraq invasion
Einstein: radical
Resistance: futile?
Antiabortion terrorism


Theory of love


Right-handed bitches
Noodling at ManRay
Standing dance


Hippie commune
Heroes of creativity

Recommended sites:


www.arxiv.org: preprint server
ADS: astronomical papers (recent ones require subscription)
Astronomy Picture of the Day: students should go here daily


www.metafilter.com: timely group blog and discussion
Wikipedia, the user-created encyclopedia


Matthew Yglesias's blog
Democratic Underground
Huffingtonpost.com, left political blog


ljbook.com: turn your LJ into a book
ljsearch.net: search LiveJournal
Who added or left your LJ friends list, and when

Physics blogs

Cosmic Variance
Lubos Motl, pro-string theory nutjob
Peter Woit, anti-string theory moonbat
John Baez's This Week's Finds in Mathematical Physics
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