Research and education quanta of an experimental physicist

DIRECT DONATION TO SCIENTISTS

Jul 04, 2017 research grant NSF US

The problem

Only a tiny portion of tax payer’s money goes to support scientists’ daily research. Much is eaten by defense, and administrative overhead.

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TEXT EDITOR FOR LINUX BEGINNERS

Dec 06, 2016 learning Linux text editor terminal SSH phys-492/592

ROOT macro opened in nano text editor

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BROWSE ROOT CLASS REFERENCE QUICKLY

Sep 13, 2016 learning ROOT browser phys-492/592

keyword search ROOT class reference in firefox

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CLASS IN C++

Sep 12, 2016 learning C++ phys-492/592

int var = 3; // declare an integer with an initial value of 3

is easy to understand. int declares the type of the variable var to be integer. Following this concept, we can declare the type of another variable to be Human:

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LINUX GUI

Sep 11, 2016 learning Linux phys-492/592

Linux inherits the Unix Philosophy that a program should do only one thing and do it well. A complicated job should be done with a combination of many small tools. You probably won’t call logging in to a PC and opening a file from a file browser a complicated task. But it takes the following programs to complete the task in Linux:

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About

Blogs on physics research and educational activities of Jing LIU, an assistant professor in physics at the University of South Dakota. He is an experimental physicist developing novel particle detectors for astroparticle physics and civil use.