Lost in Shangri-La, Found in Owego

June 7, 2016:¬ I have always had an interest in history and especially an interest in the history of people who have made famous, but also not-famous, contributions to science or society. Thus, when I read¬ Lost in Shangri-La by Mitchell Zuckoff, with a real-life character from a small town in New York that . . . → Read More: Lost in Shangri-La, Found in Owego

Go Big – Read!

Awhile ago, there was a thread going around on Facebook to list your 10 favorite books. It pops up again every once in awhile. I was challenged by a friend of mine¬ to list 10 of my favorite books, so I did.

I’ve reprinted the list here, again in no . . . → Read More: Go Big – Read!

The Name Game

Sept. 20: As a member of the Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy, I¬ blog about once every month or so on matters related to women in academics in the fields of astronomy and planetary science.¬ Check out my lastest post¬ that ponders how students should address their professors.¬ Feel free to . . . → Read More: The Name Game

Season’s Greetings

 

Michigan’s ornament on the national Christmas tree in Washington, D. C. ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ . . . → Read More: Season’s Greetings