Consider the equation . This equation relates the pressure, volume, and temperature of an ideal gas. All of these concepts are macroscopic — meaning that on the level of the molecules that make up the gas the meaning of ‘pressure,’ ‘volume,’ and ‘temperature’ dissolves. One molecule cannot have a pressure, it cannot be said […]
Team Death Punch member, Marie Green (Geophysics Ph.D. student, yoga instructor, rock climber, Antarctica scientist, and good friend) climbs a crack at Lake Powell and executes a spectacular dive.
A sneak preview of Team Death Punch’s July adventures and discoveries.
In this month’s video team death punch goes skydiving for the first time, successfully reaches last month’s balloon crash site, retrieves video footage of a sunset from 106,000 feet, explores waterfalls within the intermountain west, experiences canopy open flight in a Grumman Cheetah, and more. In the process we discover a little more about each […]
Because the GPS unit on our first balloon launch failed, Team Death Punch set out to accomplish the mission of filming a sunset from 106,000 feet. Launching the second balloon from Sugarhouse, Utah we watched as our payload drifted to the east towards the Unita mountains. When the balloon reached 106,000 feet it popped, at […]
Gallery of Thad’s astrophotography, pictures of working and volunteering at different observatories, and TEDxBoulder shots.
A random collection of biking adventures.
Thad’s gallery about digging for dinosaurs and other fossils.
Thad’s photos of hot springs.
Thad’s gallery of underground adventures.
Photos by Thad when he was at NASA.
Thad’s adventures in slot canyons gallery.
My personal impressions of QST, Thad & “Einstein’s Intuition.”
A free lecture “Philosophy, Physics & Eleven Dimensions” at the University of Utah.
Lawrence Karuss’ presentation at AAI 2009. A brilliant example of scientific curiosity at work.
Tales of an almost fatal trip to Buckskin Gulch slot canyon in southern Utah.
A weekend trip to dive Meadow and Gandy hot springs in western Utah.
What is an Iridium Flare and how can you see one?
Hijinks in and around Baker Hot Springs near Delta, Utah.