a simple plot belies tremendous difficulty
there’s an exercise, exercise 3.8, in Stellar Interiors: Physical Principles, Structure, and Evolution (2nd ed) by Hansen, Kawaler, and Trimble (HKT) that’s stuck in my brain. let me try to explain. the exercise states, Section 3.6 discusses “imperfections” in equations of state that make life difficult for the stellar modeler. One of these imperfections arises […]
open sky, heavy heart
“When I die, I can breathe back the breath that made me live. I can give back to the world all that I didn’t do. All that I might have been and couldn’t be. All the choices I didn’t make. All the things I lost and spent and wasted. I can give them back to […]
i helped capture the first image of an exoplanet taken with JWST!
I helped work on the publication that showcased the first direct images of an exoplanet taken with JWST, and I made some art from our data!
first time out of the country
in which I travel to “across the pond” for astronomy conferences and enjoy the summer sun
my first article as a freelancer is out!
my first article as a freelance science journalist has been published at the Planetary Society!