Amber Effect

The charging of an object due to a rubbing process.

8 a.m. Midterms

  • Joe: Morning!
  • Lucas: (sigh) It is indeed the morning.

And other failed attempts at planning.

  • Laura: But to get to Japantown, we need a car. And Lisa just came from Japan. Like real Japan.

So about this Laura-visiting trip...

  • me: [I'm arriving at] 7:43 a.m. in LAX.
  • Laura: So Lisa will be at my house around 9.
  • Sophia: 9pm assuming we don't get lost. *am. Or pm. Depending on your confidence level, my typo may still have been justified.

We're visiting Laura soon.

  • Laura: There's like shopping and a beach. Except, not real shopping. Like, window shopping. I don't know if you guys wanna go to the beach.
  • Sophia: You're hanging out with a pre med and engineer.
  • Laura: But Lisa's also a business major.
  • Sophia: ... +50% boost.

Weekly quizzes III

  • Question 1: T/F. Magnetic induction involves inducing something with a magnet.
  • Question 2: Tell me a riddle.
My philosophy as an undergraduate was if it can’t bite you or shit on you, why study it?
— Infinite Monkey Cage

Playin’ with the adorable creatures at the Milo Foundation!

(also not shown: WE BEAT THE REAL ESCAPE ROOM AT OMESCAPE. Check ‘em out if you have time!)

11. You will be scared of all kinds of things, of spiders and clowns and eating alone, but your biggest fear will be that people will see you the way you see yourself.
— 21 things my father never told me (here are the other twenty.)
  • Physics GSI: If you want a really, really, really strong magnetic field, you need to go to the Los Alamos desert, where there is a man who has this thing that makes a decent magnetic field and then what he does is set off all these bombs around it and for a very, very brief second, you have a magnetic field that's about 100 Tesla, and you can measure something in that field.
  • Person in my class: Wait, how do they measure something with all those bombs?
  • GSI: Quickly.

Weekly quizzes part II

  • Question 1: In this magnetic fields lab, we will at some point need to draw a magnetic field.
  • Question 2: Tell me a joke.
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