Leiden delivery

2013-02-07 12.48.07

ALso last week we received a much awaited delivery from Leiden – our own first fridge. Now sitting safely and neatly in the lab waiting for the installation.

2013-02-07 10.58.21

The delivery had a few intense moments. Risking life in traffic. Thankfully Pittsburgh drivers are very polite when it comes to ‘Extremely fragile scientific equipment’.

2013-02-07 11.50.28

Not every box fit through the doors. Our lab is separated from the outside world by a rabbit-hole type corridor. This is maybe good for Alice in Wonderland, but this is one thing I’d change if I could.

2013-02-07 11.10.35

“I am going to count till three, and if you don’t come out I am gonna start drilling”.

2013-02-07 12.21.51

One brave student was abandoned outside for a good half hour. We literally forgot about him. He did not leave his important post protecting the box.