Dr. Record

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Nick successfully defended his Ph.D. yesterday, and as the photo below shows, he is now Dr. Record*.
DrRecord2.jpg
Not that kind of doctor.

The general assessment of Nick's committee was that his thesis was one of the best they've read.  It covered a wide range of topics, from computational methods, to copepod life history, to biodiversity theory.  The Kraken, though, seemed a bit skeptical, and had posed one of the harder questions:


I thought Nick handled the question well, but the Kraken seemed to have more he wanted to discuss.  Still, Kraken did decide to give Nick a bottle of something to help him celebrate.  Congrats Nick!

*assuming he turns in his thesis.

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It must have been an epic defense!
Now the compupod has its place in the mythological bestiary of the EML, along with the Kraken!
Well done.
I suggest a get-together to watch "Mothra vs Godzilla", the closest movie I can think of with copepod-like and kraken-like creatures...

WOOHOOO!
Way to go Nick!

Also, very impressed with the Kraken.

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