I had occasion to visit a friend’s office in Hersztein Hall (the old physics building) this week. It’s beautiful since the renovations they did before the Political Scientists moved in. I was struck again by the beauty out the windows:
It feels timeless, at the still point of the turning world. But of course it isn’t.
Here’s what it looked like from a few feet away in an undated photo that was taken sometime between 1921 and 1925:
And here’s what you see today if you turn your head only slightly to the right:
Extra Bonus: I think I forgot the mention that I’m giving a short course in the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies next month. If you’re interested I’d love to have you. I feel confident that it will be entertaining. And the more, the merrier. Details are here.