Archive | August, 2007

Another Day, Another Coast

After spending the beginning of the week in the Eastern time zone at the AAPT meeting in Greensboro, NC, I am now planning to spend the second half of my week in the Pacific time zone attending the ASP’s Cosmos in the Classroom meeting in Pomona, CA. I’m writing this from Dallas, where I am […]

It’s raining stars!

It has long been known that there are stellar interlopers in the solar neighborhood. These stars just passing through as they orbit the galaxy on a path that originates in galactic halo. Unlike the stars like the sun that normally live in the galactic disk, these stars are poor in metals (have low amounts of […]