Monthly Archives: September 2016

Thesis Countdown (part 6)

31 days to go… I was quite happy about how well I was doing last night, then towards the end of my work day I spotted A Big Problem with one of my chapters. See, early on in the chapter … Continue reading

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Thesis Countdown (part 5)

32 days to go. “Oh, I forgot to tomato again didn’t I?” I’ve taken a day away from the actual writing to take care of a few things concept wise. For example, despite being a physicist for many years I’ve … Continue reading

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Thesis Countdown (part 4)

33 days to go. I spend the first part of the morning taking stock of my progress. My supervisor expressed regret that he hasn’t read my thesis yet, a fact which came as no surprise to me, but it brought … Continue reading

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Thesis Countdown (part 3)

34 days to go. I sit here, waiting for my timer to finish. My break is nearly up, and I know that I’ll soon get back to work. I have been working remarkably consistently over the past few days (even … Continue reading

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Thesis Countdown (part 2)

35 days to go. I sit here writing a few words at a time while simulations run. They’re producing quite pretty pictures. This pleases me. While I’d love to sit and make pretty pictures all day, though, I have to … Continue reading

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Thesis Countdown (part 1)

36 days to go. I recently filed the paperwork which confirmed to my University that I intend to submit my thesis. This should have been a happy moment. Instead, I panicked. How on earth am I going to do this? … Continue reading

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