This is going to pass for a blog post because I've been incredibly busy at school, apparently taking Quantum Mechanics and Thermodynamics at the same time as some fuzzy (read: non-technical) classes and starting to work in a lab is just a bit much (compared to what I'm used to).
Also, Stanford somehow managed to beat USC on Saturday, in what can only be described as USC falling apart magnificently (we were a 41-point underdog). It's being called one of the greatest upsets in the history of college football, and since Stanford went 1-11 last year, our starting quarterback was out for the game, it's our coach's first year (we've had a new coach every year I've been here), and our team is plagued by injuries and we have a tremendously difficult time recruiting new talent, well it just might be the greatest upset of all time.
Needless to say campus went crazy that night, it was good fun.
I promise I'm going to try to update more frequently with science-related stuff. I sincerely don't understand how people like PZ Myers manage to update so frequently, it's