Today, I slept in. It felt rather nice to sleep through the morning, rather than getting up at 8 am to expend all the precious energy that my body recovered over the past eight hours by going to the pool
There’s some exciting news today. Firstly, we have New York legalising gay marriage (see here, for example).
Secondly, the physics department has decided to award me with a fellowship to cover my final semester at Cornell. Apparently there’s a fellowship for 5th year international students, and my advisor argued my case I had no idea it existed until this morning.
Otherwise, my research work continues apace, and yesterday I managed to pull out the charged black hole version of the diagram I posted yesterday. Well, I don’t have the diagram itself yet; it’s a bit harder to derive and I haven’t yet figured all the details out, but I have the embedding of the green lines (or their equivalent), which I was rather proud to find. I plan to do a few more calculations over the weekend to pull out the desired details, and then start writing
The rest of the day was fairly uninteresting. I did some shopping, cooked dinner, had a relaxing evening, and caught up with Ifni. Tomorrow morning is yoga, which I’m looking forward to after giving my body a thorough workout with swimming all week.