I am a glass scientist and I make solid materials.
Alexandrite effect/dichroicism in glass I made. @sc_k..how's this for fundamental research? Do me a favor and RT?
skate park..Mammoth Lakes, CA
Approaching the Sierras from the eastern desert...Mt. Whitney at center
Thunderstorms over Death Valley - Taken 7/8/2011
Devil's Golf Course - Death Valley, CA Taken 7/8/2011
Photo time! Here is some of the new stuff, before and after. I'd say more, but it's top secret...
California, I love you...and I don't even fly-fish.
Part 2 of the "polarization" series: my homeboy's spectacles
A piece of plastic backlit between crossed polarizers. The color variation is due to minor thickness differences.
Some twisted strands of polyethylene plastic crystals, each about 1/10 the width of a human hair. They are ugly.
Question: Do awesome screen captures from videos count as photography? You decide.
Close-up: surface tension caused spheres to form, and the atoms aligned themselves into magnetic domains
Something else I invented by accident: these metal spheres were a mistake, but had visual appeal..and they are magnetic.
Sweet wonder material I made: UV laser emitter, neutron scintillator, and maybe NLO harmonic generator..all in one!
Dendrobium Emma White
Mo photo friday: El Capitan from the valley floor. No photo has ever done these places justice.
Yosemite...So awesome it looks fake.
...and here is the view from the first summit of "The Chief". The pain is a small price to pay.
More Photog Friday: ~30 min from downtown Vancouver stands Stawamus Chief..just a pleasant stroll up the hill.
Photography Friday: Sunrise over downtown Vancouver. Stayed up 3 hrs for this..photo was kind of a let down.
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