July 8, 2015: WUPPE! Yes, it was as fun as it sounds! and I cannot believe that 20 years has passed since its last flight.

In May 1995, the space shuttle Endeavor blasted off from Kennedy Space Center on STS-67 carrying a suite of ultraviolet telescopes on board: one from Goddard Spaceflight . . . → Read More: WUPPE!

Everything’s Coming up RSES: Part II

October 25:  Even though I have been traveling around, I have also been getting into the lab and doing some work. No, really, I have!  About 100 lunar glasses are undergoing analyses so that we can see what they are made of and so far, things are going well. I’ve also been giving several talks about . . . → Read More: Everything’s Coming up RSES: Part II

Everything’s Coming Up RSES: Part I

September 14: The Research School of Earth Sciences at ANU will be my office-away-from-office for the next 3 months.  Housed among at least six different buildings, the school is a maze of hallways, instrument labs, offices, and really nice people! Though I’ve been here for only a short time, I feel . . . → Read More: Everything’s Coming Up RSES: Part I

Here’s to Old RPI

I visited my alma mater in May.  Not my undergrad alma mater, where I spent time in classes almost as big as my entire high school, developed close friendships, attended frat parties, hung out at the Union(s), and gabbed all night with girlfriends.  My graduate alma mater, where I spent late (very . . . → Read More: Here’s to Old RPI