Author: Nicole

Nicole Gugliucci is a Ph.D astronomer and works with the fabulous project known as CosmoQuest. Her home on the internet can be found at One Astronomer's Noise.

DragonCon 2017 is Almost Here!

As a new academic school year is about to begin, I’m also looking forward to the yearly celebration of geek culture that happens every Labor Day weekend in Atlanta… DragonCon! I’ll be an attending pro and appearing on the Science…

Noisy Astronomer joins the Sky Guys!

Greetings from overwhelmed-professor-land! Heh, yeah, I’m alive and even occasionally on social media these days. But life as a tenure track professor keeps me pretty busy, even during the summer months. I have some exciting science outreach stuff happening starting…

A conversation with my dog

“Macey! Look, it’s spring! Let’s go outside, it’s time to go poop.” Macey: *sits* “Macey. You have the whole backyard to yourself.” Macey: *lays down* “Macey. Go sniff something. Go run around! You’ve been wanting to all winter.” Macey: “Macey?”

Summer Travel

Summer as a full-time professor means I get the opportunity to travel. Actually, I have the opportunity to do a lot of things, and I’m currently trying to do them ALL. Because why not? But, I am using my precious…

#FirstYearProf Comes to an End!

Tomorrow, I’ll be walking at graduation, but not my own. Nevertheless, it’s a momentous occasion for me. My first year as a professor has come to a close! It really felt over last week when I submitted all my final…

I get Questions

Being the “token astronomer” in some of my circles means that I get asked all kinds of interesting questions. Like this: “You’re an astronomer! Tell me – is it normal for your boobs to actually be separate entities outside your…

Catching up to 2015

Back when I was writing a bit more regularly, I was posting monthly updates here. Since I haven’t been doing so and have just gotten this site running again, here’s a list of what I’ve been doing (other than teaching…

Was hacked, but now I’m back!

Hello, everyone. So this site has been lying dormant for quite some time. As you may know, I finished up my postdoc in Illinois, spent some time in New York, and finally made it to New Hampshire where I’m now…