The Three R`s: Research, `Riting, & Recording

The past 10 days have been an insanely busy whirlwind of activity for me, and I’m afraid real life pulled me away from online life for a bit. Last Thursday, I gave a presentation at my home university, SIUE, on both my research and podcasting (this was an experimental combination of two talks, and will in the future go back to always being two talks). Tuesday night I gave a talk on professional-amateur astronomy collaborations that highlighted my research on the star AH Leo at the Naperville Astronomical Association outside of Chicago. Both talks went well, and I’ll be recording an online version of the pro-am collaboration talk as time allows. With these presentations behind me and a few last bits of spring break in front of me, I’m going to steal a few days for the three R’s: Research, ‘riting, and recording.

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Do you dig Astronomy Cast?
Than Digg it @ Digg.com

Do you dig Astronomy Cast? Than Digg it @ Digg.com

picture-1.pngThe popular social networking site Digg.com has added a new Podcasting section to their site. If you use Digg, please go to digg.com, click on Podcasts on the top bar. Search for astronomy cast and then click “Digg it” on the number beside our show.

This is a popularity contest. The more diggs we get, the more people will find out about Astronomy Cast. Thanks, Fraser and I really appreciate it.

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AAS-AAPT 07, T-6 and counting

AAS-AAPT 07, T-6 and counting

aas_aapt_seattle_logo.jpgMy first trip to AAS as a journalist was the 2003 Seattle meeting. This year the conference returns to that great rainy city of the North west. If you’re going to be there, I’d love to see you. If you aren’t going to be there, but want to keep track of what I’m up to, watch this site for frequent updates.

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