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Returning from the AAS: Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

Our last day in Seattle we had a later flight than most of the other teams, so I packed up my bags and met my remaining three students down in the lobby. Kendall had already departed for Washington, D.C.. I … Continue reading

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AAS in Seattle: Wed., Jan. 7, 2015

On this third full day of the American Astronomical Society conference in Seattle, we had a lot going on. This was the big day for our students to present the science results of their NITARP study and the poster we … Continue reading

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AAS in Seattle: Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015

Note: I am writing this almost two years after the fact. Life has been busy and events carry one onward, but for the next week I hope to do some catching up on this blog. Fortunately, I took good notes … Continue reading

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2015 AAS in Seattle – Day 2: A Sampler of Sessions

On the first full day of the American Astronomical Society Conference in Seattle, my students and I attended a variety of plenary sessions, poster sessions, parallel sessions, and a follow up meeting of all the NITARP groups. I also had … Continue reading

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Astronomy in Seattle: 2015 AAS Conference Day 1

  From January 4th through 8th, 2015, I travelled with four of my students to Seattle to present posters at the American Astronomical Society Conference. Our experiences will be detailed in the next several posts. Not many high school teachers … Continue reading

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The State of the Universe

On January 9th, the last day of the American Astronomical Society conference in Washington, D.C., I had the opportunity to do something quite unusual. I attended a briefing on the State of the Universe presented by the President of AAS … Continue reading

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AAS Day 3: Lots of Posters

On Wednesday, Jan. 8 I spent the better part of the day in the Exhibit Hall looking at posters. I had intended to visit several of the breakout sessions, but the posters today were mostly on exoplanets, young stellar objects, … Continue reading

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