book corner: july 2019

On the shelf for this month was a slew of books, almost all of which I enjoyed immensely. I find...

Supporting the mauna kea protests

Supporting the mauna kea protests

Jul. 25th, 2019 What is happening on mauna kea? Construction of TMT on Maunakea was scheduled to resume Monday, July...

uprootin’

uprootin’

By Wednesday I’ll have to have all my belongings in a few boxes, packed snugly in my friend’s basement. By...

fly trap (game)

fly trap (game)

Fly trap began yesterday, by which I mean I wrote it last night. I’m considering expanding on it, potentially with...

spectra of the sun and stars

Splitting light, Pink Floyd, 19th century astronomy, spectra, and more

python, paths, and anaconda

python, paths, and anaconda

This is the beginning of a series about the things I’ve learned in order to do astronomy research. This particular...

a solstice party

i meant to post these earlier, but these are some photos i took during our lab’s solstice cookie baking party...

(dis)organization

(dis)organization

on workflow and production in my limited research experience. i’ve been thinking today (day two of a four day holiday...

beginnings

beginnings

Earlier this week I finished a new beaded bracelet using two holed seed beads; their shape made them especially easy...