Hi ho, hi ho

It’s off to Canada I go, to give some lectures at a Summer School at the Perimeter Institute. In the meantime, at the risk of annoying people with long download times, I’m uploading three photos taken on my recent trip to Leiden, just Southwest of Amsterdam.

An interesting door:

to go with an interesting building:

Overall, the atmosphere was one of geek cool. It made me nostalgic for Caltech, which is the only place I can imagine not being surprised at seeing something like this (of course, it’d be a Saturn rocket or a Shuttle at Caltech).