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Tyndall project gets funded

September 26, 2009


I am part of an international project to transcribe, edit, and publish the letters of the Irish physicist John Tyndall. We received good news this week and are now funded by the National Science Foundation for at least two years. This puts me in the position to hire two graduate (or honors) students for the next two years. May the games commence!

  1. September 26, 2009 at 3:05 pm

    Congratulations to you and the rest of the project team. It’s great to hear the NSF is funding this worthy project.

  2. darwinsbulldog
    September 26, 2009 at 6:09 pm

    Yes, great news! Reidy showed me the letter from NSF a few days ago.

  3. September 26, 2009 at 10:38 pm

    Yay, congratulations!

  4. September 27, 2009 at 7:12 am

    Excellent news. Congratulations.

  5. September 27, 2009 at 8:36 am

    Congrats, John. Well done. Now get me a ten year grant for something, will you?

  6. September 28, 2009 at 10:03 am

    That’s big! Congrats. If it would help in any way, I’m willing to come by and do dramatic readings of your translations in a stereotypical leprechaun voice. I find it makes the physics more accessible.

  7. JackU
    September 30, 2009 at 11:04 am

    Congratulations. My only association with Tyndall is having read his biography of Faraday for an event at the Science Museum of Minnesota several years ago.

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