To identify a tree, we first have to identify its characteristics. This summer I've had to identify the tree of heaven probably over a hundred times and yet I still find myself asking the same question to any tree that even remotely resembles a tree of heaven, what are you?
The idea of simulations always intrigued me, even though I never knew much about them. I was interested in their predictive power, how modeling complex systems could be simplified into code, and what potential they have in many fields.
It has been about a month since we started our internship and I am so happy at how smoothly everything has been going. Internships across the world have been canceled, but our REU program is still going strong.
This post briefly discusses the importance of optimism and composure when faced with adversity. In uncertain times, often our expectations and feelings of entitlement are challenged. Attitude makes all the difference, as well as knowing what you can, and cannot, control.