Brad Wargelin home page

Brad Wargelin's home page

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
60 Garden St., MS-70, Cambridge, MA 02138-1596
Office B-305 || (617) 496-7702 || bwargelin [at] cfa*harvard*edu


"Many things that are natural should be stepped on, hard." -- Arthur C. Clarke (1917-2008)

Work stuff

Chandra public info
LETG Observer Info
XRCF Final Report--The urtext for ground calibration.
HXDS Home page--Mostly obsolete, but with stuff like the HXDS operations/debug guide.

Major Chandra Calibration Projects

A few favorite links

Liquid nitrogen ice cream at the XRCF -- While we toiled on the night shift.
The Darryls of Madison County -- The definitive story of life at XRCF, by poet laureate Roger Carlson.
The AXAF calibration song -- I'm the immensely proud author of eighteen of the verses.
Back home again in da UP -- Keweenaw = kee wuh naw, Mackinac = mack i naw, pasty = pass tee.
Chandra haiku -- by Tom Calderwood
Daily Dilbert -- You cannot really appreciate Dilbert until you've read it in the original Klingon.

Past and present colleagues

LETG coves
HXDS comrades -- The Tim Norton collection, including XRCF and BESSY
UCB Kahn group -- The Golden Horde in Hawaii (2000)

Self-aggrandizement

cv -- (ps) and (html)
publications -- (ps) and (html)

Last update Feb 3, 2014