Tag Archive for iya2009

Dragon*Con Post-Op

Holy. Frakkin. Wow. So, I attended, no, experienced my very first Dragon*Con. It was on a scale of something that I have never seen before. Tens of thousands of freaks and geeks, many in costume, descended upon downtown Atlanta to…

Where’s Nicole?

I’m still around. Promise! The last few weeks have been super busy with travel, being sick, and work. Coming up in the next few weeks are my thesis committee meeting, a regional conference for my grant, a bellydance workshop, and…

AstroGrrls Unite!

So I totally missed this “International Women’s Day” thing that happened on Sunday. It was a wonderful time to talk about one of the IYA’s cornerstone projects, She is an Astronomer, reminding girls of all the opportunities that they have…

Astronomy Everywhere

So I’m back to the lab this week, and hitting work hard since I have a to-do list as long as… well… insert inappropriate comment here. But here are some astronomy-related happenings that have caught my attention. Carnival of Space…

New Year Round-up!

Belated Happy New Year and Happy International Year of Astronomy to you all! That’s right, people all over the world are celebrating the 400th anniversary of Galileo’s observations of the universe with a telescope this year, with the US kickoff…