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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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NITARP Days 5-6: What We’ve Learned

  For our final day at Caltech for the NASA/IPAC Teacher Archive Research Program (NITARP) we drew conclusions from our research and evaluated how much we’ve learned from the process. Our main goal, besides learning how to use the IPAC … Continue reading

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Flying on SOFIA Part 1: Briefing, Take-Off, and Eastward Leg

As stated in previous posts, I was chosen along with Carolyn Bushman of Wendover Jr/Sr. High School to fly on SOFIA as Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors. On the evening of June 25-26, 2013 our dreams and preparation finally paid off as … Continue reading

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Preparations for SOFIA

Next week I will be in Palmdale, California getting ready to fly aboard SOFIA, the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy. I am working with Carolyn Bushman, who teaches math and other classes at Wendover Jr./Sr. High School in Wendover, Utah. … Continue reading

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