Scare Yourself!

By on August 10, 2012 in

For my birthday, I treated myself to a walk in the woods. I started out in life as a botanist and birder and I don’t get out to remember my roots often enough. (All puns intended.) I started off on one of the university garden’s well-paved trails until I noticed a path that swooped off […]

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Curiosity Landing (Remember to Breath!)

By on August 5, 2012 in

The Mars Science Laboratory – Curiosity – is set to land at 10:31 p.m. PDT Aug. 5 (1:31 a.m. EDT Aug. 6). Thats, um, today. This may be the most terrifying landing ever attempted on another planet, and we’re going to be bringing you all the details here on CosmoQuest. Starting at at 8pm Pacific (11pm […]

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A New Way to Promote #CQX & other things you <3

By on August 2, 2012 in

Do you count how often you use a search engine per day? Do you think about the millions of searches resulting in advertisement money for Google, Yahoo and all the other companies? Do you ever wish you could re-direct some of that money to a charity and at the same time support your favourite astronomy […]

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Kuiper Belt Fly Thru!

By on August 1, 2012 in

Since we have now amassed dozens of new Kuiper Belt Object (KBO) discoveries, its time for some visualizations! As part of our ongoing effort to characterize our current discoveries, as well as to prepare to make new discoveries, I have been developing a suite of software tools to organize and classify the measurements we have […]

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Carnival of Space 260!

By on July 31, 2012 in

Hello, all! It’s been a whirlwind of CosmoQuest-related travel for me over the past month. But I get a week at the office to catch up, and I’d like to share this week’s Carnival of Space 260 with you! Head on over to the very fabulous Supernova Condensate for a tribute to Sally Ride, black […]

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