Interview: Lena Treiber (Observing Outbursts from Orbit)

Willb/ October 16, 2020/ Interviews, research log/ 0 comments

Preface This article was originally published in the Amherst STEM Network magazine online (at this link) with the title “Observing Outbursts from Orbit.” I’ve republished it here for posterity (the online articles are usually fleeting – there will be a link to the stable magazine copy of this article sometime soon as well). I hope you enjoy it, and that

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Interview: Joe Palmo (High Flying Adored: Whole Air Sampling Research Tracks Emissions from Fuel Leaks)

Willb/ October 15, 2020/ Interviews, research log/ 0 comments

Preface This article was originally published in the Amherst STEM Network magazine online (at this link) with the title “High Flying Adored: Whole Air Sampling Research Tracks Emissions from Fuel Leaks.” I’ve republished it here for posterity (the online articles are usually fleeting – there will be a link to the stable magazine copy of this article sometime soon as

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Interview: Follette Lab’s MagAOX web-tool team (Telescope Time Trials)

Willb/ September 30, 2020/ Interviews, research log/ 0 comments

Preface This article was originally published in the Amherst STEM Network magazine online (at this link) with the title “Telescope Time Trials.” I’ve republished it here for posterity (the online articles usually fleeting – there will be a link to the stable magazine copy of this article sometime soon as well). I hope you enjoy it, and that you check

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Interview: Follette Lab’s accretion database team (Accretion Machines)

Willb/ September 22, 2020/ Interviews, research log/ 0 comments

Preface This article was originally published in the Amherst STEM Network magazine online (at this link) with the title “Accretion Machines.” I’ve republished it here for posterity (the online articles are usually fleeting – there will be a link to the stable magazine copy of this article sometime soon as well). I hope you enjoy it, and that you check

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Interview: What makes a planet? Daniela Bardalez Gagliuffi seeks answers in the lowest mass stars

Willb/ April 1, 2020/ Interviews, research log/ 0 comments

I wrote this article originally for the Amherst STEM Network, where I’m the Astronomy Department Editor, and it is reposted here for posterity. You can find an amazing magazine version of it following this link. What makes a planet? If you grew up before the mid-2000s, you probably learned that Pluto is a planet, and might have reacted strongly to

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