Tag Archives: Work

Snow

There’s so much snow around here that it sometimes can escape notice, but that’s not been the situation for the last few weeks. Early on a Sunday morning nearly four weeks ago, we had a problem with the Rodwell pump. So … Continue reading

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Parts

Several years ago in Dr. Avery’s college class on digital logic (fun coincidence – this is post number 2^7 on this blog), or maybe it was a required “freshman projects” class, a question got asked along the lines of “why do … Continue reading

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ICL

IceCube Lab, where most of the computers that I maintain are kept, last week. The streak at the top of the photo is a polar-orbiting satellite.

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Fork in the Road

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Fixing SPT

Much of this week, I’ve been helping fix a problem out at SPT. A cable in the “azimuth wrap”, which is essentially a springy spiral cable tray to get hoses and cables into the left-right moving part of the telescope, … Continue reading

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Medical Team Logo

This morning, I modified the Star of Life to make up a little logo for the medical team.

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Random Stuff

One of the things that often impresses me down here is the variety of weird stuff we’ve accumulated on station. I suppose part of that is the massive cost of shipping things back to the “real world” for disposal, and … Continue reading

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