Chat about Astronomy Outreach Tonight!

Re-post from the CosmoQuest blog: Am I not so lucky that Joe has already posted an introduction to the fabulous universe of CosmoQuest Hangouts? Join us live on Google+ this evening (4pm Pacific/7pm Eastern) for a roundtable chat with several members of Dark Skies, Bright Kids, an outreach program to schools in central Virginia. ThisContinue reading “Chat about Astronomy Outreach Tonight!”

Feast your Eyes on the Universe

I’m in the last day of a meeting in Santa Fe, New Mexico and will be heading back to my new home in Illinois tonight. Sadly, that means I’ll miss the annular eclipse that is about to happen, but I’ll be sure to make plans for the 2017 total eclipse that will be visible acrossContinue reading “Feast your Eyes on the Universe”

Video Killed the Radio Sky

Greetings from Boulder! I’m at the National Radio Sciences Meeting of URSI, listening to lots of talks on radio astronomy and geosciences, as well as madly finishing my own talk which I gave yesterday. I just had to share this cool website that was in one of the talks in the education section of theContinue reading “Video Killed the Radio Sky”

Carnival of Space #225

Greetings, fellow space nerds and geeks! For the US folks, I hope you have recovered from your turkey coma and are getting back to your regularly scheduled week. We’re getting ready to celebrate the longest night of the year here in the Northern Hemisphere, while you Southern Hemispherers approach summer. However you celebrate the impendingContinue reading “Carnival of Space #225”

Travelogues, part 4: Expanding PAPER

Welcome to my series of posts about my research trip to South Africa in June/July! See also parts one and two and three… (As usual, all writing on this blog is solely my opinion and does not reflect the attitudes of any of my projects, institutions, colleagues, etc…) June 24: Field Work Begins I wasContinue reading “Travelogues, part 4: Expanding PAPER”

Travelogues, Part 3: To the Karoo

Welcome to my series of posts about my research trip to South Africa in June/July! See also parts one and two… (As usual, all writing on this blog is solely my opinion and does not reflect the attitudes of any of my projects, institutions, colleagues, etc…) June 23: Wait… wait… wait… GO! Today, we wake,Continue reading “Travelogues, Part 3: To the Karoo”