Friday, September 9, 2011

The Secret of Comedy

Bus ride to York: finished reading parts of consultants' report on CDN astronomy. Mildly edifying.
8-10:15 am: E-mail; course preparation online.
10:15-11:45 am: Teaching.  Sabbatical indisputably over now.
11:45-12:30: reading draft research evaluation for Chajet; e-mail.
12:30-1:15: Journal club.
1:15-2:30: e-mail, discussion of draft research evaluation with Chajet.
2:30-6:30: thinking about polar broad absorption line quasars, keeping up with email/newsletters/etc.

9:30-10:30: outlined calculation of unobscured line-of-sight distribution in Lawrence & Elvis tilted-disk obscuration model and a variant thereof.
10:30-11:30: ngCFHT.
Bus ride to York: reading preprint on AGN-driven galactic winds.
12:30-1:30: Physics grad student orientation BBQ.
1:30-2:15: emailing students in intro astro class.
2:15-9:00: ngCFHT, mostly.
9:00-9:30: tweaks to tomorrow's class slides.

8:00-8:30: email, quick response on redshifted BAL quasar draft.
8:30-10:15: teaching work in Moodle, mostly.
10:15-11:45: teaching
11:45-12:15: lunch
12:15-1:00 teaching work
1:00-2:15: randomly inclined disks writeup & extension.
2:15-7:15: ngCFHT and student emails; some discussion of L&E unobscured sightlines.

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