Tag Archives: public outreach

The importance of the amateur scientist

Public outreach is really enjoyable, but it can be time consuming. If you’ve got a supportive workplace where these efforts are valued then great, but a lot of places don’t value outreach, and it won’t help you land a job, … Continue reading

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One day you’re gonna look up at the sky and open your eyes!

A caller once said this to me after a long discussion about a light he’d seen low on the horizon early one morning. By long, I mean four phone calls and several emails over a few days, all from this … Continue reading

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