Archive for September 10, 2019

To Edinburgh and Back

Posted in Uncategorized on September 10, 2019 by telescoper

So here I am at the Royal Observatory in Edinburgh waiting for a taxi to the airport. It was just a flying visit from Dublin to do a PhD Examination (for which I had to get up at 5am to catch the plane).

The viva lasted about three and a half hours but went very well and the candidate has only some minor corrections to make. I did, however, miss lunch so now I’m going to have to find something decent to eat in the airport. I may also have a drink!

The gate for my flight back to Dublin is 1K, which is pretty cold.

Update: somewhat to my surprise I got back to Dublin in time to catch the last hopper bus back to Maynooth. Which was nice.