Tag: women

I get Questions

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…

#scio13

I’m there! If you are here as well, say hello to the pink-haired girl. If not, go here for where you can watch sessions online and follow us on Twitter and Google+ with #scio13. Also, if you haven’t been paying attention…

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, Past and Future

Happy (belated) 400th birthday to the telescope! 2009 will mark the official International Year of Astronomy as the 400th anniversary of Galileo’s observations. However, the telescope itself was invented a bit before that. It’s invention may be attributed to Hans…