Author: Nicole

Nicole Gugliucci is a Ph.D astronomer and works with the fabulous project known as CosmoQuest. Her home on the internet can be found at One Astronomer's Noise.

Some of us can never forget…

Some of us can never forget… even when we want to. I remember taking the train… reading about special relativity and imagining myself a photon on that train…I remember getting to know an aunt I’d hardly known.I remember her telescope……

#ProfLife Year 3 comes to a close

2018 is underway, and my site has been restored after a few months of downtime. Hooray! Another busy semester as a tenure track professor has come to a close. I tell my students that it is bittersweet. I miss having…

The Sky Crew Takes on Gravitational Waves

Hey all! It’s already late October, which means midterms and student advising in my world. Yesterday, I was once again invited to join NHPR‘s radio program The Exchange to discuss astronomy with host Laura Knoy and astronomers John Gianforte and…

Noisy Astronomer joins the Sky Guys!

Greetings from overwhelmed-professor-land! Heh, yeah, I’m alive and even occasionally on social media these days. But life as a tenure track professor keeps me pretty busy, even during the summer months. I have some exciting science outreach stuff happening starting…

#FirstYearProf Comes to an End!

Tomorrow, I’ll be walking at graduation, but not my own. Nevertheless, it’s a momentous occasion for me. My first year as a professor has come to a close! It really felt over last week when I submitted all my final…

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…

Catching up to 2015

Back when I was writing a bit more regularly, I was posting monthly updates here. Since I haven’t been doing so and have just gotten this site running again, here’s a list of what I’ve been doing (other than teaching…