All posts by Nicole Gugliucci

Nicole Gugliucci is a Ph.D astronomer and works with the fabulous project known as CosmoQuest.

Visit Nicole Gugliucci's Website
By Nicole Gugliucci on June 22, 2012 in

We here at CosmoQuest think that doing science is a worthwhile activity. You’ve helped us begin to map the Moon and understand some key features of lunar craters. You’ve begun identifying potential icy targets for New Horizons, and we have plenty more explorations in store. However, we want this to be a hub for learning […]

By Nicole Gugliucci on June 20, 2012 in

We have a double-header of science goodness coming up to perk up your Wednesday slump.   First, Emily Lakdawalla of the Planetary Society will be hosting the Weekly Science Hour at 4 PDT/7 EDT (23 UT). She’s chatting with Ravi Prakash about Curiosity, specifically the Entry, Descent, and Landing (EDL to the acronym-happy NASA folks). With […]

By Nicole Gugliucci on June 12, 2012 in

Did you ever have a particular moment in your life where you were awed by science? Maybe it was in your childhood, the first time you experienced an interesting astronomical view. Or a science fair project that was particularly insightful? A moment of realization while taking a nature walk? Yesterday, the Bad Astronomer shared his […]

By Nicole Gugliucci on May 23, 2012 in

Am I not so lucky that Joe has already posted an introduction to the fabulous universe of CosmoQuest Hangouts? Join us live on Google+ this evening (4pm Pacific/7pm Eastern) for a roundtable chat with several members of Dark Skies, Bright Kids, an outreach program to schools in central Virginia. This episode will feature Rachael Beaton, […]

By Nicole Gugliucci on May 14, 2012 in

Hello, Universe! And hello, fine people of CosmoQuest. My name is Nicole and I am the newest member of the CosmoQuest team. You may also know me as NoisyAstronomer and may have even been following along with my dissertation writing saga/complaints over the last few months on Twitter or Google+. (If you did and you […]