Attack of the killer triangles

My first day of work and for the only time in my life, I can safely say I am looking forward to it. I look at the clock for what must have been the hundredth time and it is four thirty one. Precisely two minutes since I last looked. I decide I cant wait any longer and glance over at Sofia; who’s still fast asleep, and so I rise out of bed and creep out the room and into the bathroom. Staring into the mirror I smile at myself, proud of how yesterdays interview went. It has been my dream since childhood to be an astronomer and the meeting at the La Silla Paranal Observatory couldn’t have went better. The director was astounded with my curricula vitae and vast knowledge of the solar systems, and he said, “Santiago, it would be a dream for us to work together!” he also says it was a miracle that NASA had failed in their head hunt for me, and when could I start! My salary, Sofia had said, was also astronomical. Read more