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I am an experimental particle physicist, traveler, teacher, researcher, scientist and communicator of ideas.

I am a quarkist and a bit quirky ! Hypothesis non fingo, eppur si muove, dubito cogito ergo sum are things that turn me on !

Researcher in experimental high energy physics (aka elementary particle physics; like “quarks, leptons & mesons and baryons”) … Teacher of Physics (and occasionally chemistry and maths) Blogger (check my website; mdashf.org) !

Love to read read and read but only stuff that interest me. Love to puff away my time in frivolities, just dreaming and may be thinking.

Right now desperately trying to streamline myself.

  • How I learned driving.

    When I reached Virginia I decided to hire a professional trainer from a driving school. I called up the EZ training in Christians-burg after some deals of research. Some Mr Gerlind was the trainer and we fixed a deal. He would train me for 2 hrs everyday at $50 an hour. He would pick me up from my house and bring me back where he would take me from. He would train me for 5 days and on the day of the exam he would take me to a nearby DMV and let me take the test in his car without any extra charge. We struck a deal.

    So Gerlind showed up at my house in Foxridge in Blacksburg …

  • A letter from the wizard. When he was really one?

    Date: Sun, 6 Jan 2002 19:09:00 -0800 (PST)From: Manmohan Dash <mohandvt@yahoo.com>Subject: caution, have patience – very long letterTo: utkalsantans@yahoogroup.com Dear Utkalsantans, I’m writing this letter to convey, in an introductory way, my ideas, why we’ve formed this group and my… Read More ›

  • A philanthropic letter to the editor of an online Odiya news paper.

    Subject: In reference to”From South Korea, November-16″ Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2001 08:23:26 -0500 From: Manmohan Dash <mdash@vt.edu> Organization: Institute for Particle Physics & Astrophysics, Dept of Physics,Virginia Tech To: tatzaudi@yahoo.com Dear Editor, I’m composing this letter in response to… Read More ›