Author: Nicole

#FirstYearProf Comes to an End!

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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

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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

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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!

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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…

Winter Wrap-Up

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Well the semester has wrapped up and just got back from visiting family for the holidays. 2015 promises to be an interesting new year with a whole bunch of changes. But first I should wrap up my work across the web…

Fall Semester Rolls on…

Say hello to NoisyDog!

Well it’s a little over halfway through the Fall semester, and I’m hanging in there with class, work projects, and lots and lots of job application. Yes, that’s right, it’s #willastronomfornoms time again! Much love to everyone who’s been forwarding…

August on the interwebz

With love for my Bruces

Last month ended in a kind of frenzy! Between DragonCon, our big outreach event of the year over at CosmoQuest, and classes starting for my first semester teaching, it was quite busy around here. In addition, we lost a dear…