Category: general

Astronomy Grab Bag

Quick updates! The crowd-funding project for space science, Uwingu, got an extension to their Indiegogo campaign, and they are almost to their goal with just 6 days left! Can you help with a donation? A share? A tweet? I wrote…

Writing Again

So I’m winding down after DragonCon and the launch of Asteroid Mappers, a new citizen science project from CosmoQuest. Thanks to all my Facebook friends who have been posting amazing pictures of D*C; I’ll be adding mine soon. And do…

Skeptic Confessions

I have so many things I *have* to write, but I find it hard to just get started. So here’s something rather whimsical and personal and free-form to start… the journey of just one little skeptic. I am skeptical because…

To the Don

I came back to CVille a couple of weeks ago to some very sad news. Don Backer, radio astronomer and one of the principle investigators of my project, had passed away. I honestly didn’t and still don’t know quite what…

Teaching… about ALIENS!

Hello! Oh, wow. Hi. Back. Or something… Um, yeah! So my month of teaching MADNESS is done. And weddings and seeing family and Tim’s family and all that good stuff is behind me. And I’m trying to get my head…