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Second Life Silliness


Posted By on Aug 28, 2007

I’m just posting a quick post this evening as I try and recover from yesterdays chaos. As some of you read, I’ve been attempting to play in Second Life. After much help from Anthony Crider of Elon University, I don’t feel as lost or confused or ugly (that’s my avatar 🙂 ), but I still do a fair amount of bashing into walls and falling out of the sky as I try to get around. There is also other silliness inherent...

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Second Life Rocket Park


Posted By on Aug 4, 2007

I have to admit that while I am normally an early and avid adopter of new technologies,  Second Life  has generally confused me. My avatar is ugly. I tend to wander lost. In a desperate attempt to become one of the cool techno kids who get this virtual world of sex, foxes, and text and troll I decided to take a workshop on astronomy in Second Life that was run by Anthony Crider of Elon University. In this wonderful 1 hour...

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Up, Up and … Home


Posted By on Nov 15, 2011

On January 13, 2005 I joined the American Airlines “AAdvantage” frequent flier program. The podcast I was part of, “Slacker Astronomy,” had taken off, and I had been invited to go to AAS in Washington DC and AAPT in Anchorage, Alaska to give talks 2 weeks apart. This was something I’d never really expected – I was just an utterly average scientist working in a mostly instructional role at Harvard....

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Streaming .TV shows by Ustream Press briefings are scheduled for following dates and times. You are invited to attend all events on the Astronomy Cast UStream Press Conference Channel. Please feel free to embed this channel on your own webpage! Mon., Jan. 4 10:00 a.m. Battling Black Holes 1:00 p.m. Kepler Early Science 2:30 p.m. Exploding Stars Tues. Jan. 5 9:00 a.m. Stellar Mysteries 10:30 a.m. Galaxies Near...

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UStream Feed LIVE! (Public Events)


Posted By on Jan 4, 2010

Video clips at Ustream Invited Talks are scheduled for following dates and times (pending confirmation with all speakers!). You are invited to attend all events on the Astronomy Cast Public Events UStream Channel. Please feel free to embed this channel on your own webpage! Mon., Jan. 4 8:00 a.m. Van Biesbroeck Prize and Welcoming Address 8:30 p.m. Kepler Planet Detection Mission: Introduction and First Results 11:40...

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