Category: fun

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…

Dining, Red Dwarf Style

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So I’ve been going back and watching interesting sci-fi and comedy programs on Netflix while I work on more mundane tasks or before bed. Most recently, I’ve been watching all of Red Dwarf in order, from the very first series…

CosmoPonies

I was going to write something serious, like an update from AAS, but then this happened instead. Pamela Gay:   Scott Lewis:   and my updated pony…   With props to General Zoi’s Pony Creator. Update: Pamela made us a…

“Dragon*Con is my Christmas…”

… says Derek Colanduno, director of the massive sci-fi/fantasy/geek convention’s Skeptic Track. “It’s other people’s Halloween,” quips biologist and evolution defender Eugenie Scott. Frankly, it’s a little bit of both. Not enough candy, mind you, unless you really enjoy Tuaca…

Leaving on a jet plane! #psa64

And all the planning and craziness leading up to today is over. Let the adventure begin! I’m heading to South Africa to work on The Precision Array to Probe the Epoch of Reionization, aka PAPER, aka the project on which…