Monster movies are one of the pillars of pop culture. Who has never seen a movie like Jaws, Godzilla, King Kong, Tremors, or Pacific Rim? It’s easy to draw and imagine these creatures, especially when animals like dinosaurs make them seem plausible, but just how likely is it that these movie monstrosities could exist in real life, dealing with real life limits and laws?
The first year of grad school was a lot rougher than I anticipated. Not having any coursework was a bit of a double-edged sword. Less work, but also fewer opportunities to feel like I’m making progress.