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See you in Atlanta!

Hello, dear astronomy enthusiasts and friends and followers and encirclers… This month has been heavy on GET STUFF DONE, but I’m taking a much needed break this weekend for Dragon*Con in Atlanta. This is the East Coast’s biggest sci-fi, fantasy,…

Travelogues: To Africa!

Greetings from South Africa! As you may know by now, I’m on a research trip to build out the Precision Array to Probe the Epoch of Reionization, or PAPER, out to a 64-antenna radio astronomy array. My advisor, Rich Bradley,…

Green chile mania

Still recovering from my New Mexico trip, followed by a successful outreach event with the Girl Scouts at the Smithsonian Udvar-Hazy Center. And then struggling to find disk space for the many GBs of data that are coming from our…

Thrust or Bust!!!! STS-133…

SQUUUEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE! Okay, yeah I’m excited. I was idly wondering on Twitter whether I should take advantage of the fact that I had a free weekend that coincided with the next launch attempt of the space shuttle. Lo and behold, the…