2013

So I’m nursing a headache on New Year’s Day and it’s not for the reason you would think. Though I allowed myself one martini last night, that was also with dinner and a full bottle of water and a wee…

Looming Fiscal Cliff

If you live in the United States, the I probably don’t need to tell you about the fiscal cliff. It’s bad news for a lot of people. It’s really bad news for science. I previously wrote specifically about the state…

I write stuff…

With the hiatus from travel, I’m actually getting some things done around here, including blogging! I wrote a piece for Discovery Space News on hidden black holes and shared my experience as a skeptic on a ghost hunt over on…

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…

DragonCon Planning

UPDATE (8/15): Added 2:30pm Saturday slot and booth picture… UPDATE (8/29): Added booth location and Sunday slot As I fly home from the latest trip, I’m already looking forward to Dragon*Con in Atlanta in just a few weeks! I wasn’t…

Dissertation

Since I finally finished it and sent it out to be inspected by the office of useless flaming hoops… Dissertation Don’t tell me if there’s anything wrong with it at this point. It’s handed in for real now!