Dr. Pamela L. Gay is an astronomer, technologist, and creative focused on using new media to engage people in learning and doing science. Join her as we map our Solar System in unprecedented detail through citizen science projects at CosmoQuest.org, and learn astronomy through media productions like Astronomy Cast & EVSN.tv.

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Back in 2015, I knowingly blew up my life.

Back in 2015, I knowingly blew up my life.

Back in 2015, I knowingly blew up my life. That is not an exaggeration. That is not hyperbole. It is, quite simply, a thing I did because it was the right thing to do. At the time, I was at the top of my career. I’d just been awarded a $12 million grant. I was an...

NANOGrav: Fluctuations in space captured in real-time

NANOGrav: Fluctuations in space captured in real-time

Heading into the holiday weekend, social media exploded with news that a massive discovery was going to be announced on Thursday June 29 by the NANOgrav collaboration. This network of North American observatories had been watching the sky in radio light for over 15...