Today the last two blue tit youngsters left the birdhouse on our balcony.
After a somewhat depressing first attempt last year, with all eight youngsters dying, this time around the parent(s) managed to get at least two of initially eight youngsters till the end. Today at around 8am and 11am they finally left our balcony house their parents have been setting up since the very end of March.
This week I had the pleasure to have been invited to the 25th IPPOG Meeting in Sofia, in fact to talk about Munich Quantum Valley and quantum-computing in general in a quantum-computing panel discussion.
Earlier this month, I had the pleasure to present the new ATLAS Visitor Centre at the Lepton Photon 2021 conference. It’s been great and fun to lead this project and to propose and develop at lot of new content together with great people within the ATLAS Collaboration, the CERN exhibitions team and the design company Point Prod in Geneva. And it’s great to finally see it come to conclusion and open up to the public once visitors are allowed at CERN again.
After more than sixteen years at the ATLAS experiment it seems to be time for a change, and for me that change is going from quarks to qubits, and from a mix of fundamental research, teaching and science communication to a full-time job working on public engagement and didactics for the recently founded Munich Quantum Valley.