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.

Chemists Do Rocket Science, Too!

My friend Dr. Rubidium does a great series of videos for the American Chemical Society. The latest video features the little green Kerbals of the Kerbal Space Program as she explains how rockets work. Enjoy!

July Roundup

Well, it’s official. I’ve entered “Year of 30!” July saw CONvergence and SkepchickCon, shifting to some new projects, a little vacation with friends, back to work, and finally, my birthday. July also saw the usual roundup of blogs and videos…

A Noisy Science Friday

Quick update! I’ll be on Science Friday today talking about how you can observe a meteor shower with just a radio. Plus, we’ll discuss how to build your own Itty Bitty Radio Telescope! I’m traveling over to a studio in…

Conference Musings, and Making a Difference

For a natural introvert, conferences can be a tricky experience. There is an almost overwhelming constant interaction, listening, talking, speaking, questioning, and collaborating. However, that’t the thing that makes conferences incredibly valuable. Meeting and gathering in person is still crucial…

A Noisy Update

Hello, gentle (and not-so-gentle) readers. I’m on vacation at the moment, which to me means: catch up on all the non-work to-do’s that I’ve got on the back burner! (My idea of vacation may be a bit different from yours.)…

May and June

Here’s where I’ve been writing these past two months on the blogosphere! Plus, check out the newest episodes of Learning Space on YouTube. Blogs Thank You – CosmoQuest Blog – 2 May 2014 Go Out and Look Up – CosmoQuest…

Happy Spring! Finally…

Well spring has finally decided to show up across the US. Here in the Midwest, it heralds lovely thunderstorms and tornado warnings. Which doesn’t change much for Tim and me since we don’t have a basement. In any case, here’s…

Stuff I Did Not Here in February

Blogs M82 Supernova Update – CosmoQuest – 3 February 2014 Weird Asteroid Itokawa Has A Dual Personality – Discovery Space News – 5 February 2014 What’s In an Asteroid – CosmoQuest – 5 February 2014 “Missing” Evolutionary Link for Compact Galaxies…