Thursday, August 16, 2007

The joy of research

Not the e-mail I wanted to see from my collaborator this morning:

The calibrated ages for _____ show a major glitch re your attempts to
look at _____.

Awesome.

4 comments:

Thermochronic said...

Jesus, need me to hack into someone's computer and multiply something by a constant, err, I mean renormalize anything for you?

Brian said...

I might take you up on that...dang carbon-14!!

Brian said...

it's not as bad as I thought....but the email quoted above was terse enough to make me worry that my whole disseration was collapsing like a house of cards (which is what can happen when you involve geochronologists!)

Thermochronic said...

Yes, the geochronologist is the unreliable cousin of the rock-solid thermochronologist. They should all have warning stickers.